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.

CIPE's Global Editorial Cartoon Competition Winners Announced

Nine Winners Chosen by Voters from 1,000 Entries, 73 Countries
Washington, DC – The  nine winners of a new cartoon contest sponsored by the Center of International Private Enterprise (CIPE) were announced today. Artists from Indonesia, Israel, and Afghanistan placed first in the categories of Democracy, Corruption, and Gender Equality, respectively. The Global Editorial Cartoon Contest reinforces CIPE’s conviction that the freedom of expression is essential for democratic accountability.

Anti-Corruption Manual for SMEs

From the Hills Program on Governance: "We offer this manual to SMEs that have had enough of the corrupt environment in which they operate and are willing to do their part in promoting integrity and accountability in business. The objectives of this manual are to provide answers to the following questions: Read more…

Access to Information Programs

A brief overview of CIPE programming aimed at improving Access to Information. Read more…

Anti-Corruption Programs

An overview of the CIPE approach to combating corruption and anti-corruption efforts supported by CIPE and its partners. Read more…

Programs in Latin America & the Caribbean

A brief review of the impact for reform made by CIPE-supported partners in Latin America & the Caribbean. Read more…

Combating Corruption: A Private Sector Approach

The participation of the private sector in the fight against corruption is key to success. The most effective anti-corruption programs engage the private sector in institutional reforms that promote competitive markets and good governance. The business community can take positive action both in the public arena – by advancing legal and regulatory reforms and transparency in government – and in the private sector – through improved corporate governance, better information, and voluntary standards. Read more…

Russia-U.S. Joint Working Group on Investment and Institutional Integrity

The Russia-US Joint Working Group on Investment and Institutional Integrity – 12 concerned Russian and US business leaders, civil society representatives, and academics – has formulated concrete and actionable recommendations for collaborative public and private sector initiatives to strengthen institutions of integrity, governance, and transparency in Russia. Read more…

Egypt: Surveys on Corruption

Weak governance and insufficient transparency allow space for corruption to flourish. Insight into where and how corruption occurs and which transactions are most prone to bribery can help reformers know where to focus their efforts. As part of CIPE’s “Combating Corruption and Promoting Transparency” project in Egypt, CIPE worked with the Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies (ACPSS ) to conduct two surveys on corruption in Egypt. Read more…


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