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Nepal at a Cross-Roads: the Future of Decentralization and Sino-Indian Rivalry

11.20.2019, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
Nepal is at a crossroads. The new 2015 constitution made Nepal a Federal Democratic Republic. The process of state restructuring, from a unitary to a decentralized federal state, though complex, expensive and uncertain, seems to be on track to strengthen Nepal’s democracy. This makes Nepal one bri...
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Responsible Economic Policy-Making in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

11.13.2019, 10:00AM to 11:00AM
To make informed decisions, citizens need access to objective information on socio-economic challenges and the corresponding policies that can solve them. A Center for International Private Enterprise event on November 13 will focus on assessing the state of affairs in the Western Balkans and how po...
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So You Think You Understand Associations?

11.7.2019, 11:00AM to 12:30PM
So You Think You Understand Associations? What Associations REALLY do to Pave the Road to Self-Reliance   During this conversation, panelists will discuss: Why and when associations choose to self-regulate How independent standards are more transparent, more efficient, and more effective than ...
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Next Steps for Sudan’s Democratic and Economic Transformation

10.10.2019, 10:00AM to 11:30AM
Amidst austerity and a struggling economy, in December 2018 Sudanese began protesting against economic hardships. These protests led to the deposing of President al-Bashir. But the protests and demands of civilian rule continued until an agreement was reached with military leaders for a transitional...
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Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve the Economic Enabling Environment for Women

10.9.2019, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
The World Bank’s Women Business and Law Report estimates that the typical economy only gives women three-quarters of the rights of men when it comes to legal, regulatory, and social norms. Closing the gender gap in the economy could add a staggering $28 trillion to global GDP. On Wednesday, Octobe...
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The IMF, Public Finance, Corruption, and Civil Society

10.2.2019, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
This event is in partnership with the Partnership for Transparency’s Anti-Corruption Forum.   The International Monetary Fund’s newly adopted anti-corruption framework has profound implications for emerging markets globally and signals a clear commitment by the institution to make c...
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What Does the Rise of Global Anti-Corruption Compliance Mean for SMEs?

4.12.2019, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
The classic “Corruption Equation” consists of demand coming from government officials receiving bribes and supply coming from individuals and businesses offering bribes. The supply side of the equation is increasingly covered by laws that place heavy penalties and reputational damage on large co...
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Fighting Corruption with Modern Tech Tools – a Political Approach

1.16.2019, 12:30PM to 1:30PM
Rampant corruption can destroy public support for democracy. New technologies create opportunities for financial shenanigans on an unprecedented scale, but also provide powerful new tools for transparency, accountability, and grassroots citizen watchdogs. From the perspective of a development organ...
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The Voice of Business in Tunisia

12.6.2018, 8:30AM to 12:00PM
                               La Voix Des Affaires en Tunisie : moteur essentiel à la réussite des politiques de croissance économique et au développement des entreprises Depuis quelques années, l’économie tunisienne n’est pas à son apogée malgré les politiques adopté...
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