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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 anticorruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth.

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Latest News From CIPE:

October 1, 2012

Raising Governance Standards Helps Boost Competitiveness

On September 28, The Inquirer published an article about governance and bureaucratic reform in the Philippines that mentioned the Public Governance Forum sponsored by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the Institute for Solidarity in Asia, and the National Competitiveness Council.

September 17, 2012

New Network Aims to Give Private Sector a Voice in Democracy

Free Enterprise and Democracy Network Will Advance Dialogue on Freedom and Prosperity

Washington, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) welcomes the creation of the Free Enterprise and Democracy Network (FEDN), a group of leaders from civil society and business organizations who intend to give the private sector a greater voice in movements for democratic reform around the globe.

August 14, 2012

CIPE Youth Essay Competition Seeks Young Voices on Entrepreneurship and Democracy

Washington, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) invites youth (aged 18-30) from around the world to tell their stories about entrepreneurship and democracy for CIPE’s fifth Youth Essay Competition.

In this year’s competition, CIPE is accepting essays in three categories:

July 16, 2012

NED Call for Applications: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellowships

The Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program at the Washington, D.C.-based National Endowment for Democracy invites applications for fellowships in 2013-2014.


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