Integrity by Design: Egypt's New Democratic Institutions and the Fight Against Corruption

Caroline Scullin,, 202-721-9200


WHO:             Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
Federation of Economic Development Associations (FEDA) 
United Group 

WHAT:            A discussion to review efforts made by CIPE and its private sector partners and stakeholders to curb corruption since 2008 and discuss plans and approaches moving forward.

WHEN:           Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 5:00 - 9:00 PM (GMT +2)

WHERE:        Intercontinental City Stars
Alhambra 2 Room
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt 

WHY:        Corruption was a core driver of the frustration that led to Egypt’s January 25th revolution. To fight corruption, it is essential to examine the political, economic, and social institutions that enable it to thrive. As the country makes the transition to democracy, Egyptians face an unprecedented opportunity to strike at the roots of corruption in the design of Egypt’s new democratic institutions.


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. 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 anti-corruption, advocacy, business associations, corporate governance, democratic governance, access to information, the informal sector and property rights, and women and youth. 




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