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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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Latest News From CIPE:

July 29, 2014

Advancing Political and Economic Freedom in Africa: A Strategic Path for U.S.-Africa Relations

On Friday, August 1, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and Freedom House invite you to a discussion on Advancing Political and Economic Freedom in Africa: A Strategic Path for U.S.-Africa Relations.

July 14, 2014

Selima Ahmad Receives Oslo Business for Peace Award

Selima Ahmad, founder of long-time CIPE partner the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI), has been awarded an Oslo Business for Peace Award for her work supporting female entrepreneurs in a country where women face many barriers when starting and growing a business. Selima began the BWCCI in 2001 with a vision to transform the business environment for women in Bangladesh and empower women entrepreneurs to build their micro businesses into larger enterprises.

May 19, 2014

U.S. Chamber President and CEO on 30 Years of CIPE Successes

In his latest commentary in The Weekly Standard, U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue discussed CIPE's 30-year history and its relationship with the Chamber. 

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.

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