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In 2013 CIPE worked on

163 projects in 49 countries

CIPE has more than 100 staff working at our head office in Washington, DC, and in field offices located in Ukraine, Russia, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

$18,556,843
total expenditures in 2013

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The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy and an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include anticorruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth.

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Latest News From CIPE:

June 24, 2015

Forum Highlights Drop in Tijuana Crime Rates, Serves as Model for Other Parts of Mexico

TIJUANA, MEXICO - Following on the success of the dramatically improved crime rates and security in Tijuana, the Mexican business community held a public forum today to highlight the role of the private sector in curbing security threats in cities throughout Mexico and develop future strategies to restore public security.

May 14, 2015

The Free Enterprise & Democracy Network Releases Statement in Support of Threatened and Intimidated Venezuelan Business Leaders

(Washington, DC) The Free Enterprise & Democracy Network (FEDN) released a statement today in support of Venezuelan business leaders and managers who have been attacked and intimidated by their government.

“We are in complete solidarity with the business community in Venezuela,” John D. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) said today. “We call on the government to stop the intimidation and threats against the business community.”

Syrian Civil Society and Interim Government Commit to Improving Local Governance and Education

(Washington, DC) In a move that will help civil society and opposition authorities work together to improve local level governance and education in Syria, the Syrian Economic Forum (SEF) and Syrian Interim Government (SIG) signed Memorandums of Understandings to formalize their cooperation.

“This is a prime example of how the Syrian pro-democracy business community is playing a crucial role in helping Syria find a way forward in the current crisis,” John D. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise, said today.

May 5, 2015

CIPE Releases Strategies for Policy Reform Case Studies in Achieving Democracy that Delivers through Better Governance

(Washington, DC) - The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) today released today a guidebook of case studies, the Strategies for Policy Reform volume 3, which can serve as a playbook for think tanks, business associations, NGOs, and policymakers.

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