With escalating violence in the Hamas-Israel conflict, the humanitarian situation in Gaza has become desperate.
The UN General Assembly opens for the 78th time on Tuesday in New York City.
At the end of June, the UN announced that it would be evacuating its force of nearly 13,000 peacekeepers from the West African country of Mali.
Climate change is wreaking havoc in northwest Africa.
Back in January, the UAE named its pick to lead the climate talks – Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber.
The UN Security Council has 15 members.
The overconsumption of water, pollution and climate change are still leading to water scarcity on a global scale.