Proponents of the review insist companies be held accountable for their activities in the settlements, arguing that those activities can contribute to injustices against Palestinians.
The reduction amounts to about 5 percent of the United Nations' operating budget, which does not include peacekeeping or some humanitarian appeals.
Israel is intensively lobbying countries around the world to oppose a U.N. resolution criticizing Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The World Meteorological Organization warns that climate change presents a greater risk of sickness or death than it did four decades ago.
The organization expects a global rise of 3 degrees Celsius by 2100, even if countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions as promised in 2015.
In a powerful rebuff of the president's scientific ignorance, United Nations officials call for a redoubling of efforts to tackle global warming.
Two competing resolutions have been proposed on how to document violations by Yemen.
The president's first address to the United Nations General Assembly is marked by tough talk for North Korea and Iran.
The country is drawing condemnation for violence that's driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to flee.