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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:

March 25, 2014

Winners Announced in CIPE Blog Competition

Winners Announced in CIPE Blog Competition
Young International Bloggers Explore Challenges of Democratic and Economic Reforms

Washington, DC – Seven young writers from around the world have been selected as winners in the Center for International Private Enterprise’s (CIPE) International Blog Competition. The winning blogs were selected from nearly 100 entries from 35 countries in three categories relating to democratic and economic reforms.

January 22, 2014

Karen Kerrigan Named Top 100 Thought Leader in Crowdfunding

OurCrowd has announced its list of the top 100 most influential voices in the crowdfunding movement featuring CIPE Vice Chair Karen Kerrigan. Kerrigan is President & CEO of the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, which conducts research and advocacy on behalf of its more than 70,000 members. The list is baased on an Evolve!, Inc.

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.


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