United Nations General Assembly

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.

WATCH: Sadeqa Siddiqui traveled to the UN from Canada to raise awareness on migrant rights. Here's what she thinks. #UNGA

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.

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