The city is host to numerous international organizations such as the:
United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Committee for the Red Cross and many others.
It is often referred to as the capital of peace and diplomacy.
The International Telecommunication Union and Reuters’ European communication centre have chosen Geneva as their headquarters.
The CERN, located outside Geneva, is where the World Wide Web was invented. Geneva is also known as one of the world’s major international financial centres, particularly for the management of private capital assets.