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The virtual Colombo plan: Implications for developing countries

Emma Rooksby (Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, Australia)

Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society

ISSN: 1477-996X

Article publication date: 31 August 2004

Abstract

This paper considers the available documentation on the Virtual Colombo Plan (or VCP for short), launched by the World Bank and the Australian Government in 2001. The Plan is one of the World Bank’s key projects for encouraging greater use of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in developing countries, with a focus on the using ICTs for education, as well as for economic benefits.

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Rooksby, E. (2004), "The virtual Colombo plan: Implications for developing countries", Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, Vol. 2 No. 3, pp. 169-178. https://doi.org/10.1108/14779960480000251

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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