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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.

total expenditures in 2013

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Latest News From CIPE:

October 18, 2013

Bangkok Conference Draws Attention to Private Sector Alliance Against Corruption

On October 8, more than 400 represetnatives from top Thai companies, as well as government, academia, donors, and the media, gathered in Bangkok for the 4th Annual Conference on Collective Action Against Corruption, an event sponsored by CIPE and the Thai Institute of Directors.

September 25, 2013

Pakistan Minister Endorses Reform of Public Sector Enterprises

Pakistan's Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbala, said that he was committed to new reforms of the country's money-losing public sector enterprises at a recent event sponsored by CIPE and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in Islamabad.

August 5, 2013

The Need for Reform in Pakistan's State-Owned Enterprises

Writing in Pakistan's Dawn newspaper, CIPE Pakistan Country Director Moin Fudda argues that country's large public sector enterprises (PSEs) need to urgently reform their corproate governance governance standards, especially how CEOs are selected.

July 1, 2013

How Good Corporate Governance Can Help Save Middle Eastern Economies in Crisis

Writing in the Huffington Post, CIPE Executive Director John D. Sullivan argues that improving corporate governance can help countries in the Middle East manage the transition to free market economies.


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