Combating Corruption

Background on CIPE

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 civil society to build the institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include enterprise ecosystems, democratic governance, business advocacy, and anti-corruption and ethics. Read more…

Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?

On December 8th, 2017, from 10:30 to Noon, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the Partnership for Transparency will be co-hosting an event that asks, "Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?"

Dr. Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio will give her first speech in the United States since her recent election to Chair of the International Board of Directors of Transparency International.

OverseasREPORT August 2017

Highlights: Confronting Corruption in Asia’s New Democracies Teaming Up to Achieve Economic Reform in Algeria Transforming Informal Artisans into Entrepreneurs in South Asia Read it here… Read more…

The Impact of Corruption on New Democracies in Asia

On Thursday, July 20th, from 12:00 to 1:30pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise hosted a panel discussion on the impact of corruption on new democracies in Asia.

2016 Annual Report

In 2016, CIPE worked on over 130 projects in more than 50 countries. With projects spanning the globe, CIPE supports democratic and economic development in some of the world’s most challenging regions. Read more…

Fixing Fragile States from the Inside Out: The Power of Business

On Tuesday, April 11th, from 2:00 - 3:30pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and OEF Research, a program of the One Earth Future Foundation (OEF) co-hosted a presentation and panel discussion on the role of local business communities in repairing fragile states.

Business Sector Takes Action to Fight Corruption in Ukraine

Anna Kompanek, When it comes to corruption, the news from Ukraine is rarely good. EuroMaidan protests fueled by public outcry over kleptocracy on a massive scale led to the ouster of President Yanukovych in 2014. The protests led people to be optimistic about Ukraine’s future and there was genuine hope the corruption would be addressed. Since then, Ukraine has made progress on anti-corruption reforms but the veracity of these efforts remains in question. Read more…

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.

Reasserting Democratic Values in Central and Eastern Europe

On Thursday, the 13th of October, from 9:00am to 3:30pm, the Atlantic Council, together with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), and in cooperation with the National Democratic Institute (NDI), held an event called “The Illiberal Turn?: Reasserting Democratic Values in Central and Eastern Europe.” The conference discussed the political, economic, and social currents that challenge the region's path toward greater cooperation, prosperity, and freedom.

CIPE and Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry Report Identifies Reforms Needed to Improve Nigerian Port Efficiency and Reduce Corruption

Washington, D.C. - In an effort to provide business-led solutions to address inefficiencies in the operation of Nigerian ports, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have released a report on needed port reforms.


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