AT UN, CENTRAL AMERICAN LEADERS URGE ‘RETHINK’ OF SYSTEM USED TO CLASSIFY DEVELOPMENT STATUS


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President Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera of the Republic of Costa Rica addresses the General Assembly’s annual general debate. UN Photo/Cia Pak

AT UN, CENTRAL AMERICAN LEADERS URGE ‘RETHINK’ OF SYSTEM USED TO CLASSIFY DEVELOPMENT STATUS

In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera called for the UN to rethink the concept of per capita income as a reference for determining a country’s development, stressing that only a multidimensional vision of development and poverty will allow an understanding of the needs of populations and families. Read more

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