The latest chemical attack in Syria came Tuesday, despite Syria's claim it had removed its stockpile of chemical weapons.
Pyongyang has continuously warned the nations of possible attacks in response to Seoul-Washington's joint military drills, which the North sees as threat to its security.
President Donald Trump is expected to discuss North Korea with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week.
"Chronic food insecurity, early childhood malnutrition and nutrition insecurity" continue to plague North Korea, which has been ranked 98 out of 118 countries in the 2016 Global Hunger Index.
The three countries also scored low on the U.N. world happiness rankings for 2016. Ukraine was no. 132, Haiti came in at no. 145 and South Sudan was no. 147.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the U.S. would withdraw from the U.N. Human Rights Council if it does not reform itself.
Although Germany’s constitution ensures equality and bans racism, “these principles are not put into practice,” the U.N. investigative team concluded.
The Trump administration has sent conflicting signals on environmental regulations, but a top U.N. official remains optimistic over how the world is combating climate change.
A U.N. group of experts has proposed to establish a special international tribunal to deal with human rights violation in the reclusive country.
A North Korean foreign ministry spokesman said that the test was a sovereign right and a self-defense measure.
Antonio Guterres also said that the United Nations is planning to reform its counterterrorism capacity to better aid member states in their fight against terrorism.
Syria's president said there are "definitely" terrorists hiding among refugees trying to enter the U.S.
Recently confirmed United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley made her first appearance at the international body Friday.
Friday marks the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp, in 1945.
The U.S. provides at least 22 percent of the U.N. budget, some $8 billion, plus voluntary contributions to various agencies.
The holy city's top official welcomed the soon-to-be 45th president in a video posted Thursday night.
The nation's far-right leaders are hoping Donald Trump can help it claim more settlements during his administration.
Seoul’s intelligence agencies reported spotting missile parts, believed to belong to North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles.
A United Nations forum addressed the rising trend in anti-Muslim discrimination.
Lt. Gen. Talib Shaghati, however, said that giving an accurate estimate of the city's liberation from the Islamic State group would be difficult as this was not a conventional fight.
“Among the people living within our borders are some with high levels of education, experience and means. Treating these people otherwise would mean a betrayal of humanitarian values," the Turkish president said.
“Instead of ‘sending a message’ with a toothless resolution, we should inflict real pain on U.N. for anti-Israel bias,” the GOP senator said in a tweet late Saturday.