A look at the eight Millenium Development Goals set by the United Nations and progress towards achieving them.
The United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty, Professor Philip Alston, has published his initial report on the UK. Child poverty is a 'social calamity and economic disaster.'
Bulgaria has said it opposes a UN pact on regulating the treatment of migrants and refugees. A growing number of EU states are voicing their reservations about the historic global agreement.
War, famine and poverty are devastating Yemen. Millions of people are in dire need of food and medical supplies. Among the worst-affected are young mothers and their kids. Gouri Sharma and Mohamed Hussein report.
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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