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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon tours reopened visitors' lobby in General Assembly Building. He is seen here posing for a 'selfie' with Brazilian visitors. February 2015 United Nations, New York.
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UN Visitors' Centre reopens to public following 18-month renovation

Browse the shelves at the United Nations bookstore. Mail a postcard with a UN stamp. Take a guided tour in one of twelve languages. Today, with the official inauguration by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the UN's public space reopened for business with a newly renovated Visitors' Centre in the basement of the iconic General Assembly Building.