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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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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 enterprise ecosystems, business advocacy, democratic governance, and anti-corruption & ethics.

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Latest News From CIPE:

March 20, 2013

DEMOCRACY THAT DELIVERS FOR ENTREPRENEURS: Building Strong And Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems


Democracy that Delivers for Entrepreneurs ( is an international conference focused on entrepreneurs and their supporters who are making a difference in establishing a level playing field in markets around the world.

March 12, 2013

PSEs: Outright Privitization or Gradual Reforms?

By CIPE Pakistan Country Director Moin Fudda

February 28, 2013

Integrity by Design: Egypt's New Democratic Institutions and the Fight Against Corruption

CAIRO, EGYPT – In its continuing effort to build an institutional framework to promote integrity and combat corruption in Egypt, the Egypt office of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), working in partnership with the Federation of Economic Development Associations and the United Group, organized a conference on “Combating Corruption between the State and the Society” on February 27, 2013. The event was funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

February 26, 2013

Young International Writers Explore Challenges of Youth Entrepreneurship - Winners Announced in Essay Competition

Washington, DC -- Ten young writers from around the world have been selected as winners in the Center for International Private Enterprise’s (CIPE) fifth annual International Youth Essay Competition. The winning essays were selected from more than 300 entries in three categories relating to youth and entrepreneurship.


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