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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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Building Inclusive Democracies: Empowering Women in Economic Life

11.14.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
A Briefing Series Inspired by Sustainable Development Goal #5: “Achieve Gender Equality and Empower All Women and Girls.”   To watch the livestream of this event, click here! Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) welcome you to this...
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Building a Global Enabling Environment for the Digital Economy

11.7.2018, 9:30AM to 11:30AM
    The digital economy can drive democratic and economic development by opening new market channels for local businesses, promoting inclusive trade, and boosting tax revenue for governments to provide essential services. At the same time, legal and regulatory frameworks impact how innova...
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Governing is Not Just Government: The Importance of Self-Regulation in Development

11.1.2018, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
  Self-regulation is necessary to promoting democracy and social justice, yet it is one of the least understood aspects of the democratic process. Democracies advance, in part, because of self-regulation. Self-regulation is essential to developing strong democratic institutions, for without it,...
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Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets

10.23.2018, 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sustainable Investing in Emerging Markets Hosted by EMPEA | Date: 23 October 2018 | Venue: Sheraton Grand Park Lane, London For more information, please visit: http://go.empea.org/SIEM-18 About Private capital has a critical role to play in ensuring successful delivery of the Sustainable Developme...
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Mainstreaming Cybersecurity in International Development: How Do We Need to Adapt?

7.31.2018, 12:00PM to 1:30PM
Cyberspace and the digital economy are rapidly shifting around the world, both in engineering and in terms of policies. Many countries are rushing to adopt or implement new cyber strategies and laws to address the increasingly complex threat landscape, as well as greater demands from citizens for pr...
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Reclaiming the Internet for Democracy

7.19.2018, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  How are various groups working to ensure that the internet remains an open platform for democratic engagement? What are the biggest challenges they face? What can be done to support their efforts? At present, global internet policy decisions are dominated by large tech firms and state actors...
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What Future for Cameroon?

7.17.2018, 9:00AM to 10:30AM
Cameroon is experiencing a dramatic decline in democratic freedoms and individual liberties amid an escalating internal conflict. Since 2016, protests over the imposition of the French language in the minority anglophone regions of the country have been strongly suppressed by the largely francophon...
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Belt and Road Initiative: How to Mitigate the Governance Impacts

6.29.2018, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
  In 2013, the Chinese government unveiled its One Belt One Road initiative (BRI). Covering an expanse of 68 countries and 65% of the global population, the Chinese government is looking to invest up to $900 billion USD of infrastructure investments over the next decade, broadening China’s a...
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The Opportunities and Challenges for Inclusive Growth in the Philippines

6.6.2018, 1:30PM to 3:00PM
The Philippines will soon be ASEAN’s fastest growing economy, according to projections of the World Bank’s 2018 Global Economic Prospects Report. The country’s GDP growth rate has exceeded 6% every year for the past seven years, but despite this growth, poverty statistics show an unequ...
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GLOBSEC 2018 – Bratislava Forum

5.17.2018, 12:00AM to 5.19.2018, 12:00AM
CIPE was among the organizations playing a key role in the GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum that took place May 17, 18 and 19. Hundreds of influential experts, statesmen, and business leaders gathered in Slovakia this week to discuss pressing global issues. CIPE Board of Directors Chairman Greg Lebedev was ...
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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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