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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:

June 12, 2017

Identifying and Removing Barriers to Investment in Ukraine

On Tuesday, June 20th, from 12:15pm to 2:00pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the U.S. Ukraine Business Council co-hosted a panel discussion on resolving obstacles to private investment in Ukraine.

June 1, 2017

CIPE, CEPS Launch Declaration of Commitment to Liberty and Prosperity in Central and Eastern Europe

Brussels, Belgium – In an effort to reinvigorate commitment to democratic values in Central and Eastern Europe, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and regional partners are gathering in Brussels today to launch a Declaration asserting the crucial role of democratic values and free market principles in the region. The Declaration, written by local civil society and business representatives, is based on research and analysis of the challenges facing the region and citizen concerns.

May 11, 2017

Center for International Private Enterprise Statement on the Nomination of Ambassador Mark Green to be Administrator of USAID

Washington, D.C. – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) today welcomed the nomination of Ambassador Mark Green to be the administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and congratulates Ambassador Green on the Trump Administration’s selection of him to this important position.

CIPE, World Bank Launch App to Help Egyptian Entrepreneurs Access Finance and Know-How

Washington, D.C. – In an effort to increase opportunity for entrepreneurs in Egypt, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), with support from the World Bank MSME Facility, has created an Arabic-language mobile app called Tamweely. This new program was launched yesterday at a “Meet to Match” exhibition in Cairo.


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