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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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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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Identifying and Removing Barriers to Investment in Ukraine

6.20.2017, 12:15PM to 2:00PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise and the U.S. Ukraine Business Council co-hosted a panel discussion on resolving obstacles to private investment in Ukraine. The Revolution of Dignity brought about structural economic reforms that advanced at a pace not seen since Ukraine’s independe...
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Fixing Fragile States from the Inside Out: The Power of Business

4.11.2017, 2:00PM to 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. Fragile States continue to garner international attention, ...
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Role of Property Rights and Property Markets

3.24.2017, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and the International Real Property Foundation (IRPF) co-hosted a panel discussion on the role of property rights and property markets in sustainable urbanization and economic growth. Property rights and institutions that support them–ranging ...
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Creating Economic Opportunities for Women in the World’s Most Challenging Places

2.15.2017, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted a panel discussion on the ways in which we can create economic opportunity for women in the world’s most challenging places. All over the world, myriad challenges make it difficult for women to become economically empowered. These i...
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ISO 37001: A Game Changer in Global Anti-Bribery Efforts?

12.9.2016, 10:00AM 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. In October 2016, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published a new standard on anti-corrupt...
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Democracy in Sri Lanka: Are Expectations Being Met?

11.29.2016, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
On Tuesday, the 29th of November, from 2:00 to 3:30pm, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted an event discussing Democracy and Economic Reform in Sri Lanka. In 2015, Sri Lanka underwent a major political transition, with former President Rajapaksa defeated by his former ally ...
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