The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):
A U.N. fund to help prevent countries from returning to war and stay on the path to peace has received $151 million in pledges — just half of the $300 million it sought for the next three years.
More than 25 countries announced pledges to the Peacebuilding Fund at a conference Wednesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting.
Despite falling short, the U.N. said the money pledged is enough to keep the fund in operation while it seeks solutions for long-term funding.
Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson told the closing session...