Private Sector Contributions to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

Jul 07, 2004
Commentary by Stephen Downes

Mauritius is just a dot - a group of dots, actually - in the Indian Ocean. More recently, it has become one of the international conference destinations of choice. It's warm, it's exotic, it's safe. And it is becoming more wired daily. Andy Carvin, who writes today's entry, is attending the the ICT Stakeholders Forum on the island. And his coverage is outstanding and insightful, as usual. But I can't help wondering what sort of definition of "Stakeholder" filters for only those people who can fly to Mauritius. And whether this sort of self-selection has any bearing on the resolution of such meetings, as expressed, say, in the current headline.
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