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Entrepreneurship in Pakistan: Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges

11.14.2016, 1:30PM to 3:30PM
On Monday, the 14th of November, from 1:30 to 3:30 pm, in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted the launch of Invest2Innovate’s 2016 Pakistan Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Report. In 2016, Bloomberg declared the Pakistan Stock E...
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Reasserting Democratic Values in Central and Eastern Europe

10.13.2016, 9:00AM to 3:30PM
On Thursday, the 13th of October, from 9:00am to 3:30pm, the Atlantic Council, together with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), and in cooperation with the National Democratic Institute (...
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The Rapid-Reaction Anti-Corruption Project: Swiftly Framing Public-Private Solutions

9.16.2016, 12:00PM to 2:00PM
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted a panel discussion on the need for rapid response in countries where a significant opportunity has appeared for achieving anti-corruption progress. CIPE’s Rapid Reaction Anti-Corruption Project is designed to address this need by deploy...
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Democracy and Governance: Key Foundations to Sustainable Development

9.15.2016, 3:30PM to 5:00PM
On Thursday, September 15th, Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and CIPE co-hosted an event in recognition of the International Day of Democracy. Following each of its quarterly Board of Directors meetings, MCC works with other partners to convene conversations of importance to the development c...
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Leveraging Youth and Technology for Governance Reforms

8.15.2016, 12:30PM to 2:00PM
Listen to the full discussion: On August 12th, people around the world celebrated International Youth Day, marking the 17th year the United Nations designated a day to celebrate and reflect upon the enormous potential of youth to catalyze change in their communities and societies. To mark this occ...
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The State of Journalism Globally: How Authoritarian Regimes Control Information

6.8.2016, 9:30AM to 11:00AM
This panel discussion focused on the state of journalism around the world – especially in authoritarian states and developing countries where there is a push-back on democracy. The panel of high-level journalists discussed how regimes manipulate information and use or control media to consolidate ...
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Confronting Gender-Based Violence: Empowerment through Economic Opportunity

5.12.2016, 2:00PM to 3:30PM
The discussion focused on how women’s economic empowerment helps reduce gender-based violence and how women can be supported to gain greater input into governance and public policymaking in order to have more say in the policies and laws that affect their lives.  Panelists drew on their exper...
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Waging Peace: The Role of the Private Sector in Conflict & Post-Conflict

11.4.2015, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
This discussion focused on the potential for economic development as a tool to help bring opposing sides together during a conflict and to rebuild a country in post-conflict areas. Speakers delivered their opinions, derived from experience, and answered questions regarding the potential for private ...
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Sri Lanka’s Democratic Transition: Can Substance Match the Talk?

10.27.2015, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
With two elections, all signs point to a real democracy emerging in Sri Lanka, but much work needs to be done for the transition to succeed. The Sirisena government has promised a new era of transparent government to tackle corruption and advance economic and political reforms, but can the governmen...
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Women’s Entrepreneurship: Giving Women a Voice through Economic Empowerment

10.19.2015, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Innovation and jobs created by women entrepreneurs are vital to economic growth worldwide. What is equally important is that entrepreneurial success by women also leads to their greater democratic participation in national and regional governance. Female entrepreneurs and businesswomen from all over...
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New SDG Framework: Securing the Future through Inclusive Economic Growth

7.20.2015, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Job creation and poverty reduction is arguably the biggest problem facing the world today. With the post-2015 development agenda about to be finalized, CIPE hosted a timely discussion on the role of the private sector in multi-stakeholder efforts to achieve the new Sustainable Development Goals (SD...
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Strengthening Fragile States: Causes and Solutions

5.1.2015, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Fragile states drive a disproportionate share of the world’s instability, violence, and poverty. People living in these countries suffer from weak or dysfunctional institutions, social divisions, corruption, poor governance, a lack of protection of rights, and large informal sectors. These problem...
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The Next Generation of Discovery: Research and Policy Change Inspired by Ronald Coase

3.27.2015, 9:00AM to 3.28.2015, 12:00AM
CIPE and the Ronald Coase Institute held a conference celebrating the life and work of Ronald Coase, his insights into the conduct of economic research, and lessons for institutional reform. Coase challenged scholars and policy practitioners to examine real-world institutions, analyze alternative co...
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Shaping the New Development Agenda

9.9.2014, 2:00PM to 4:00PM
As we approach the end of the basic period of performance for the Millennium Development Goals, the development community is engaged in an intensive effort to shape a new agenda. The outcome of the current deliberations will have a profound impact on the future of international cooperation to encour...
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CIPE Hosts Roundtable with Tunisian National Constituent Assembly

5.1.2012, 9:00AM to 11:00AM
  On May 2, 2012, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) hosted a roundtable with four members of the Tunisian National Constituent Assembly (NCA): Meherzia Laabidi of the Al-Nahda party and the NCA’s Vice-President; Zied Daoulatli, also of Al-Nahda, who is part of the NCA’s...
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