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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

I. Information and communication technology access: a powerful tool for human development

Chapter:
10. Information and communication technology, cybersecurity and human development
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2016
Author(s):
Vincent Boulanin

For international development organizations, increased access to information and communication technology (ICT)—encompassing computers, mobile phones, and telecommunication networks and services (including the Internet and digital services such as banking, e-learning, online news or social media)—offers considerable potential for human development.1 The assumption is that ICT has the capacity to enable extensive socio-economic transformations that will improve various aspects of people’s lives—from alleviating poverty to strengthening the democratic polity.2 The expected benefits of ICT access include the following:

Citation (MLA):
Boulanin, Vincent. "10. Information and communication technology, cybersecurity and human development." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-010-div1-071.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Boulanin, V. (2016). 10. Information and communication technology, cybersecurity and human development. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-010-div1-071.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Boulanin, Vincent. "10. Information and communication technology, cybersecurity and human development." In SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-010-div1-071.xml
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