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Building Resilient Economies and Democracies in 2021 and Beyond

01.06.2021 | CIPE Insights
Building Resilient Economies and Democracies January is typically viewed as a time of transition and renewed hope for the future. For many, that includes a commitment to change and we can expect a lot of it in 2021. The new year starts with the slow rollout of COVID vaccines and intense debate over...

Businesses Must Build Trust for Post-COVID Rebuilding

09.21.2020 | CIPE Insights | Anna Kompanek
The Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation (OECD) defines trust as a person’s belief that another person or institution will act consistently with the expectations of positive behavior. Trust in businesses and the economic institutions in which they operate is essential for the bro...

Innovation is a Necessity for Survival

04.28.2020 | CIPE Insights | Karim Shaaban
“Innovate or die” was coined by the father of business management, Peter Drucker. This concept cannot be truer and more urgent than now under the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic crisis.   Innovation is defined as an idea, method, process, product, or practical solution to meet a need...

The Urgency of Transparency

04.02.2020 | CIPE Insights | Karim Shaaban, Robert C. Harris
Editor’s Note: CIPE and partners around the globe are among those urging governments to ensure COVID-19 relief and response activities are transparent and corruption-free, so that citizens remain informed and receive the most benefit possible. The Lebanese Transparency Association has started ...

Three Reasons to be Optimistic About Trade in Latin America

01.27.2020 | CIPE Insights | José Raúl Perales
José Raúl Perales, Deputy Director at the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation explains the trends he sees in the region’s trade facilitation landscape. While speaking at a recent hemispheric business summit in Washington DC, a group of executives from several Latin American countries asked me...

Power Dynamics: Four Elements That Democracy Support Must Address

10.31.2019 | CIPE Insights | Andrew Wilson
Recently I had the pleasure and honor to speak before a group of African political and business influencers on the subject of women’s economic empowerment. I made a rather obvious statement that the economic empowerment of women leads to their political empowerment.  The statement seemed to reso...

CIPE Insights: Connecting the Dots in Private Sector Engagement

08.30.2019 | CIPE Insights | Kim Eric Bettcher
How do we engage the private sector? This question is being asked by governments, donors, and nonprofit organizations who see the inevitability of working with business on complex social challenges and yet struggle in finding ways to attract interest and steer cooperation. They want to do more with ...

CIPE Insights with Barb Langley

07.31.2019 | CIPE Insights | Barbara Langley |
    CIPE Insights with Barb Langley, Director for CIPE’s Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment on the importance of women’s empowerment programs. She discusses how empowerment programs are making a positive impact around the world. She also talks about how CIPE is on the leading e...

CIPE Insights with José Raúl Perales

06.19.2019 | CIPE Insights | José Raúl Perales |
      CIPE Insights with José Raúl Perales, the Deputy Director of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (GATF), on the Alliance’s work in Colombia and Vietnam. He discusses GATF’s unique approach, private sector integrity, and their groundbreaking work in the auto...

CIPE Insights: Proposed Laws in Hong Kong Would Be Bad for Business

06.08.2019 | CIPE Insights | Andrew Wilson
This week marks 30 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre, when Chinese troops and tanks killed thousands in an attempt to silence voices calling for democracy.  The crackdown followed a massive demonstration in favor of liberalism and had a deep impact on worldwide audiences, especially citizen...

CIPE Insights: Reconstructing Venezuela

02.28.2019 | CIPE Insights | John Zemko
As the political and humanitarian crises deepen in Venezuela, a pressing question still to be answered is how leaders can pull the country from economic freefall. Conventional wisdom would look to traditional sources of global development, such as the World Bank or International Monetary Fund, to be...

G-20 Summit: Finding Solutions to Corruption

11.28.2018 | CIPE Insights | John Zemko
World leaders are gathering in Buenos Aires, Argentina for G20 meetings intended to center around a theme of “Building Consensus for Fair and Sustainable Development.” The host country and President Mauricio Macri face no shortage of challenges in achieving this goal and  want to be a case stud...
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