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The Transformative Effect of Women’s Economic Empowerment on Policy and Politics

3.22.2018, 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Economic empowerment is key to enabling women to improve their standing and influence in their families, communities, and societies, as well as the political arena and public policy advocacy. In many countries, female entrepreneurs and employees face regulatory barriers and other obstacles that lim...
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The Weight of Corruption on Women Leaders in Africa

2.21.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
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 ...
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The New Great Game? China’s Investment Model in the Developing World

2.6.2018, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
China’s international investments have increased rapidly over the past decade, expanding from a narrow focus on natural resources and construction to real estate, finance, brands, and service industries. Much of this international investment has been spearheaded by state-owned enterprises, which ...
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Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?

12.8.2017, 10:30AM to 12:00PM
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 Internation...
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How the Power of Economic Opportunity for Women Transforms Society

12.5.2017, 1:00PM to 2:30PM
In honor of International Women’s Day, CIPE is highlighting innovative new programs by global partners to support economic empowerment for women. CIPE recently hosted a panel discussion that focused on top current challenges and what is needed to catalyze changes. Watch “How the Power of Economi...
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Controlling Corruption through Public Financial Management

12.1.2017, 10:30AM to 12:00PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise hosted an event titled “Controlling Corruption through Public Financial Management.” This event featured the Honduras Minister of Finance, Wilfredo Cerrato, discussing the importance of augmenting efforts to control corruption with public f...
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Building Sustainable Civil Society Organizations from Within

11.16.2017, 2:30PM to 4:00PM
It is widely recognized that civil society plays an important role in improving the economy, health, and security around the world. Yet, only four of the 70 countries included in USAID’s Civil Society Organization (CSO) Sustainability Index have civil society sectors that were deemed financially ...
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Livelihoods Innovation through Food Entrepreneurship (LIFE) Project Launch

9.15.2017, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise and their Consortium partners held the launch of a new project: Livelihoods Innovation through Food Entrepreneurship (LIFE). The Syrian refugee conflict has forced five million people to seek refuge in neighboring countries and more than one million t...
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The Impact of Corruption on New Democracies in Asia

7.20.2017, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise hosted a panel discussion on the impact of corruption on new democracies in Asia. Systemic corruption impedes market development, drives away investment, and erodes the rule of law. Prevalent corruption can render a populace susceptible to demagogic po...
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