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Latest News From CIPE:

February 13, 2012

CIPE Executive Director Testifies Before Canadian Parliament

Contact: Caroline Scullin
+ 1 202-446-7540

Ottawa, CANADA – John D. Sullivan, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), testified before the Canadian Parliament today at the invitation of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons.

January 3, 2012

Entrepreneurship Summit in Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul, Turkey – CIPE Deputy Director Jean Rogers represented CIPE at the Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in follow up to the 2010 initiative hosted by President Obama.

December 16, 2011

CIPE Update: Latin America & the Caribbean

Bolivia – Fundación Milenio released its 127th economic analysis bulletin, featuring an analysis of industrial policy and development. Milenio distributed the bulletin to key journalists, as well as to more than 800 subscribers to Milenio’s electronic database. This bulletin examines ideas for a strategy of industrial development. The report is available for download in Spanish on Milenio’s website.

December 15, 2011

Wolves, Sheep and Fences: An Institutional Approach to Corruption

On December 9, 2011, CIPE Regional Director for Africa and the Middle East Abdulwahab Alkebsi published an article in Real Clear World titled "Wolves, Sheep and Fences: An Institutional Approach to Corruption," describing a local analogy that explains corruption's continued existence in Iraq.


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