The United Nations warns that human development progress is slowing down, leaving some groups, communities and societies behind. Helen Clark, head of the United Nations Development Programme, talks to DW about the 2016 Human Development Report.
The UN says countries aren't doing enough to integrate a growing number of refugee children into their national education systems. A new report has revealed that Germany alone requires tens of thousands of new teachers.
Leading Christian Democrats are warning their colleagues not to call Germany's participation in the UN's Global Compact for Migration into question. Jens Spahn and other CDU members have gone rogue on asylum policy.
The UN Security Council has voted to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other Horn of Africa countries.
As the assembly's new president, Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces will lead this week's annual general debate. Ecuador's former foreign minister told DW the world’s problems can't be solved by countries acting alone.
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