Analysis by Dr Palitha Kohona
Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York.
COLOMBO (IDN) - As the youth component of the global population increases, a new problem of critical magnitude is slowly creeping up on policy makers, especially in developing countries.
Many developing countries, consistent with their commitments under the Millennium Development Goals, some with great difficulty, have provided basic literacy and health care to their populations. But providing employment to these millions who possess basic literacy has not been successfully addressed.