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CIPE Hosts Roundtable About Informal Economy in Ethiopia

12.15.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE East Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa
CIPE’s East Africa Office, in collaboration with Abega Management plc, holds round table discussions on the topic “Advantages and Disadvantages of Informal Economy in Ethiopia” under the project named, “Empowering Marginal Economic Actors through Policy Reform from the Bottom Up.”  T...

CIPE Expert Discusses Supporting Democracy on Bangladesh Program

11.30.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
CIPE’s Aarya Nijat joined the program Tritiyo Matra (Third Dimension) in Bangladesh to discuss South Asian perspectives on democracy, opportunities for reversing the backsliding of democracy there, the role of the private sector at national and regional levels and expectations for the upcomin...

CIPE Leaders Discuss Defending Against Authoritarianism on Bangladesh Program

11.11.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
CIPE’s Andrew Wilson and Kim Bettcher joined the talk show Tritiyo Matra in Bangladesh on Nov. 8 along with Dr. Ali Riaz. They discussed defending against authoritarianism. Watch here: https://youtu.be/8MYzFdThGYA, here: https://fb.watch/99EVChiAPl/ or here: https://twitter.com/Tritiyo_Matra/s...

CIPE Hosts Conference on Development in Ethiopia

11.10.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE East Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa
CIPE’s East Africa Office organized an economic policy discussion among private sector representatives, academia and concerned government officials on the 10 Year’s Development Plan of Ethiopia. The main focus of the discussion was assessing the strengths and gaps of the plan in terms of con...

How Digitisation and Transparency Will Drive Private Sector Growth

10.25.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
CIPE’s Lola Adekanye co-authored a piece for “the africa report” about how Africa’s digital transformation can reduce the cost of doing business and boost private markets. “As the world looks to build back better, how do we improve financing to the private sector engin...

The economics behind Min Aung Hlaing’s grand delusions

10.04.2021 | CIPE in News | Khine Win
In Myanmar’s Frontier magazine, Khine Win explains that Senior General Min Aung Hlaing has attracted ridicule for airing grand development plans at a time when the economy is in crisis, but even the regime’s more rational economic goals are unlikely to be achievable. ...

Corrosive Capital Mention in bne IntelliNews

07.15.2021 | CIPE in News
“Small states and transition economies are particularly vulnerable to ‘corrosive capital’, a concept pioneered by think tank the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and defined as international financing to countries that lacks transparency, accountability and market ori...

Shalala Kamilova interview on CBC TV Channel

07.12.2021 | CIPE in News |
Shalala Kamilova presenting the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Private Sector Activity (PSA) approach for women’s economic empowerment. Shalala Kamilova is a CIPE team leader on the USAID-funded project in Azerbaijan. She also talks about the Women’s Nati...

CIPE & USIBC host webinar On Investment in Iraq

07.06.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
On June 29, the Center for International Enterprise and the U.S.-Iraq Business Council hosted a webinar entitled, “Harnessing the Potential of Commercial & Investment Opportunities in Iraq’s Anbar Governorate.” Click here to watch: ...

“The Michelangelo of Democracy”: Introduction of Carl Gershman

06.28.2021 | CIPE in News | Gregori Lebedev
Introductory Remarks from the FEDN Conference:   Transcript: Welcome to everyone. Just the other day I had a delightful lunch with Carl Gershman, and I always go away smarter than when I arrived. He’s not just a wise man, he’s also a friend – and although mindful that he will shortly ste...

CIPE Partner Cited in Entrepreneurship Training Article

05.21.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
CIPE partner the William Davidson Institute identified four participants in an entrepreneurship training program it had helped develop who were facing various business dilemmas. The cases were profiles in nextbillion.net. ...

CIPE Survey Mentioned in Business Daily Africa

05.21.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
“The survey, done in partnership with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), is based on feedback from 153 businesses with monthly sales of between Sh500,000 and Sh5 million in 40 counties.” Read the full story here: ...

Guatemala to Boost Trade by Making Port Processes Simpler and Swifter

05.18.2021 | CIPE in News | CIPE
The Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation has launched a new project with the government of Guatemala that will simplify, standardize, and digitize documentation and procedures at its major ports, with benefits that can ripple across its economy. Shipping companies, terminal operators, and captains...

The 2021 State of American Business

01.13.2021 | CIPE in News
State of American Business Event Over the past year, our country has been challenged in ways few could have planned for — or even imagined. From our public health to our economy to our politics, the road to recovery starts with healing a divided America. The business community can and must rally ...
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