WATCH: CCTV America’s Lisa Chiu shows art from around the world on display at and around the UN.
WATCH: CCTV America's Lisa Chiu shows us all th UN swag for sale.
WATCH: CCTV America’s Lisa Chiu is at the UN this week and asked Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís his thoughts on Catholicism and gay rights.
WATCH: CCTV America's Lisa Chiu saw this United Nations exhibit at #UNGA comparing how much the world spends on military compared to peace efforts.
WATCH: Egyptian-American Janet Yousef traveled to the UN to welcome Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. We asked her what she thinks about the migrant crisis.
WATCH: Mahboob Smarak, a special correspondent for Ekattor Television in Bangladesh, talks about his experience covering the #UNGA.
WATCH: Uruguay President Tabaré Vázquez talks about the origins of his unique name. See his full interview in an upcoming episode of Americas Now.
WATCH: Ursula Bustillos-Daza from La Paz Bolivia who came to the UN to discuss sustainable development. She works for Portal Urbano, a Bolivian think tank.
WATCH: Charles V. Wait, Chairman and CEO of the Adirondack Trust Company was asked what he thought of Premier Li's speech at the Economic Club of New York dinner.
WATCH: Opia Bonnyface from Nigeria -- who is working to create a whole new way to play football/soccer that meets the UN's sustainable development goals and promotes peace.
First ever summit on Refugees and Immigrants is underway at the United Nations General Assembly. Premier Li Keqiang gave a announcement on the refugee issue and later met with U.S. President Barack Obama. A large increase of Chechen Refugee Asylum Seekers at the German border further worries the local populations.
WATCH: Nazanin Ash, vice president of Public Policy and Advocacy at the International Rescue Committee.
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in New York for the 71st United Nations General Assembly. Li plans to follow up on pledges made by President Xi Jinping last year - including big commitments to peacekeeping operations.
WATCH: Sadeqa Siddiqui traveled to the UN from Canada to raise awareness on migrant rights. Here's what she thinks. #UNGA
WATCH: CCTV America's Nathan King and Lisa Chieu give a walk and talk on the floor of the UN
WATCH: United Nations face uncertain future ahead 2016 General Assembly
With the beginning of the 2016 General Assembly, the United Nations faces a wide array of challenges to its unity: Combatting the threat of global terrorism; ending the horrors of civil war, while respecting the sovereignty of nations; the pursuit of basic human rights; the plight of refugees and migrants; addressing and mitigating climate change; and finding common dialogue, compromise, and resolution wherever possible.
Stay with CCTV America this week, on-air and online, as we examine the complex issues that face the United Nations in 2016.