Democracy In Action

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From promoting women's empowerment in Nicaragua to reporting on the link between oil and terrorism in Syria, CIPE and its partners are working diligently to enhance the environment for private sector participation in democratic processes around the globe. This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program successes, and the unique nature of CIPE's work in the field. Read the August 2015 Democracy in Action here. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From supporting the growth of small business in Ukraine to seeking economic reform in war-torn Tunisia, CIPE and its partners are working diligently to enhance the environment for private sector participation and democratic process around the globe . This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program successes, and the unique nature of CIPE's work in the field. Read the May 2015 Democracy in Action here. Read more…

Democracy in Action: International Women's Day 2015

In honor of International Women's Day, which took place on March 8, this edition of Democracy in Action focuses on CIPE's approach to women's empowerment and entrepreneurship around the world. In order to recognize their economic power and potential, women must be given the skills and resources to advocate for reform, build their own businesses, and develop leadership. This issue highlights CIPE partners, related program successes, and the unique nature of CIPE's work in empowering women. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From making gains in economic reform for small business owners to overcoming cultural barriers in entrepreneurship, CIPE and its partners are enhacing the econonmic and political participation of vulnerable populations around the world. This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program success, and the unique nature of CIPE's work. Read the February 2015 Democracy in Action here. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From changing the way women are represented in the media in Pakistan to supporting economic reform in Afghanistan, CIPE and its partners are working diligently to enhance the environment for private sector participation and democratic process around the globe. This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program success, and the unique nature of CIPE's work. Read the January 2015 Democracy in Action here. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Anti-Corruption

In recognition of the United Nations’ International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, this issue of Democracy in Action focuses on CIPE’s efforts around the world to combat corruption. In many developing countries, corruption feeds ongoing political and economic failures by impeding market development, driving away investment, increasing the cost of doing business, and eroding the legitimacy of law and political leadership. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Entrepreneurship

This week, CIPE has been celebrating entrepreneurs all over the world as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Entrepreneurs are a crucial element of free and fair democracies that deliver opportunity to all. Their economic success provides jobs, supports a competitive marketplace, and increases business participation in the democratic process. Yet, in many countries, institutional barriers prevent people from becoming entrepreneurs or make it difficult for businesses to grow. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From shaping the post-2015 Millenium Development Agenda to fighting corruption in creative ways in Lebanon, CIPE’s partners are working diligently to enhance the environment for private sector participation and democratic reform around the globe. This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program success, and the unique nature of CIPE's work in the field. Read more…

Democracy in Action: Stories from the Field

From strengthening corporate governance in Palestine to building a voice for business in the upcoming Nigerian elections, CIPE’s partners are working diligently to enhance the environment for private sector participation and democratic reform around the globe. This issue of Democracy in Action highlights CIPE partners, related program success, and the unique nature of CIPE's work in the field. Read more…

Democracy in Action: International Day of Democracy

In recognition of International Day of Democracy on September 15, this issue of Democracy in Action focuses on CIPE’s efforts around the world to support and expand democratic governance. Between free and fair elections, citizens need avenues to participate in decision making, stay informed, and hold government accountable for its performance. Many democracies are facing pressure to deliver citizens’ needs for social services and economic opportunity. Read more…

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