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…

The Weight of Corruption on Women Leaders in Africa

Around the world, systemic corruption continues to impede market development and erode the legitimacy of political systems. Across Africa, leaders have attempted to tackle the corruption endemic in bureaucracies, business, and security forces, with varying success. As Africa has witnessed the rise of prominent women presidents such as Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and Joyce Banda of Malawi, these women have also vowed to tackle corruption in their respective countries, yet faced many obstacles in doing so.

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 co-hosted an event that asks, "Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?"

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

Controlling Corruption through Public Financial Management

On December 1st, 2017, from 10:30 to Noon, the Center for International Private Enterprise hosted an event titled "Controlling Corruption through Public Financial Management."

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.


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