World leaders spoke at the UN General Assembly in New York. Donald Trump used his speech to declare the "future belongs to patriots", not globalists.
One group has created a platform to help people across the globe make the world a better, more sustainable place
Swedish youth climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders: "you have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words."
In light of an ongoing climate crisis, the United Nations hosted world leaders and civil society to talk about "reducing emissions and protecting people against increasing impacts of climate change".
From the climate crisis to the Brexit impasse, including rising tensions in the Middle East, Euronews takes a look at the key issues that will dominate the agenda at the multilateral summit.
An article on the UN website wrongly attributed the 1937 attack by Nazi and Italian fascist forces.
An Italian artist has created a giant portrait of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
Pope Francis has called for the UK to honour a UN resolution calling for it to hand over the Chagos Islands to Mauritius
The James Bond star and his brother are famed Greenpeace supporters, having travelled to the Antarctic to highlight issues
On the agenda will be shark fin and ivory trade. Giraffes will also feature for the first time.
No one should underestimate the scale of the mountain facing Zimbabwe after 37 years under Mugabe. The presidential election in 2018 was a turning point, with voters having a real choice for the first time in decades.
It follows pleas by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, who said airstrikes by the Syrian government and its ally Russia have hit schools, hospitals and markets, killing scores of civilians in Idlib province, the country's last rebel stronghold.
More than 100 migrants are missing and feared drowned after a wooden boat capsized off the coast of Libya.
Yemeni tanker threatens oil spill ‘four times worse than Exxon Valdez’
Despite meeting during a record-breaking heatwave, delegates failed to make significant progress during UN climate change talks — and bowed to the demands of oil-producing countries over how to respond to a flagship scientific study.
From the forerunner of the United Nations to the end of Germany's colonial empire, 7 ways the Treaty of Versailles changed the world.
Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur for extrajudicial executions, presented her report at the Human Rights Council, of which Saudi Arabia is a member.
"Those responsible must be punished," Hatice Cengiz said on Tuesday during a "Silencing Dissent" event at the UN European headquarters in Geneva.
China's vice minister for agriculture was elected on Sunday to lead the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the first Chinese national to run the 74-year-old agency at a time when climate change is leaving more people hungry.
The trip comes ahead of a three week United Nations Human Rights Council session where it's expected that criticism will be heaped on President Nicolas Maduro.
Saudi Arabia had knowledge of and is responsible for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to a UN special investigation into the killing. The report says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, should be investigated over the brutal death of the journalist in October 2018.
More 70 million people have been forcibly displaced around the world because of war, conflict, and persecution, according to a new report by the UN Refugee Agency. The findings suggest that more people are displaced globally than currently live in all of France.
Europe's growth is predicted to peak as early as 2021 however. The increasing median age, coupled with lower fertility rates of EU citizens means that the the population is in fact set to decrease by 67.76 million before 2100.
A Human Rights Council panel is to review a complaint by the American Federation of Teachers against the "inhumane (U.S.) policy of tearing immigrant children from their families who come to our borders seeking asylum and protection."
The Ledra Palace sits at the heart of Nicosia's buffer zone.
A tree has been planted at the UN in memory of Anne Frank, on what would have been her 90th birthday. It is from a cutting from the horse chestnut that grew outside the annexe where the Frank family hid from the Nazis.