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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:

September 26, 2016

Andrew Wilson Appointed Managing Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise

Washington, D.C. - Andrew Wilson has been appointed Managing Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), Greg Lebedev, Chairman of the CIPE Board of Directors announced today.

“After careful deliberation and conversations with a list of highly talented and widely experienced individuals, CIPE’s search committee and Board of Directors enthusiastically and unanimously selected Andrew for this position,” Lebedev said. “We are impressed by his intellect, his leadership, his unique appreciation of the field, and his vision for CIPE’s future.”

September 20, 2016

The Rapid-Reaction Anti-Corruption Project: Swiftly Framing Public-Private Solutions

On Friday, September 16th from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted a panel discussion on the need for rapid response in countries where a significant opportunity has appeared for achieving anti-corruption progress. CIPE’s Rapid Reaction Anti-Corruption Project is designed to address this need by deploying a team of anti-corruption experts with international stature to countries in transition.

September 8, 2016

Democracy and Governance: Key Foundations to Sustainable Development

On Thursday, September 15th from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and CIPE co-hosted an event in recognition of the International Day of Democracy. Following each of its quarterly Board of Directors meetings, MCC works with other partners to convene conversations of importance to the development community. This event provided a brief update of the recent MCC Board Meeting, and brought together thought leaders to discuss the role of democracy in development.

August 26, 2016

Leveraging Youth and Technology for Governance Reforms

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