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Latest News From CIPE:

January 18, 2017

Defending Liberal Democracy in Emerging Markets: The Role of Free Markets and Rule of Law

On Monday, January 30th, from 2:00 to 4:00pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) co-hosted a panel discussion on defending liberal democracy in emerging markets, and the role of free markets and rule of law.

November 21, 2016

ISO 37001: A Game Changer in Global Anti-Bribery Efforts?

On Friday, the 9th of December, from 10:00 to 11:30am, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) co-hosted an event in celebration of International Anti-Corruption Day.

Democracy in Sri Lanka: Are Expectations Being Met?

On Tuesday, the 29th of November, from 2:00 to 3:30pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted an event discussing Democracy and Economic Reform in Sri Lanka.

Entrepreneurship in Pakistan: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges

On Monday, the 14th of November, from 1:30 to 3:30pm, in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted the launch of Invest2Innovate's 2016 Pakistan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report. In 2016, Bloomberg declared the Pakistan Stock Exchange the best Asian market, and MSCI reclassified Pakistan from a frontier market to an emerging market. Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Pakistan, a country with a young population and entrepreneurial energy, but challenges remain that could prevent the country from reaching its full potential.


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