Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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2022 Sahel Conference Report

03.21.2023 | Annual Reports
Sahel Conference Report: Promoting a Private-Public Dialogue for Development, Security and the Fight against Violent Extremism in the G5 Sahel In late 2022, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) organized a regional conference on promoting a public-private dialogue in the Sahel to f...

Investing in Facts: How the Business Community Can Support a Healthy Infosphere

03.17.2023 | Articles | Marius Dragomir
Independent media around the world are in crisis. Failing market conditions, the loss of advertising revenue to big tech, and autocratic encroachment in the media sector have made it difficult for even the best news outlets to protect their editorial independence and remain financially resilient. Gi...

Oligarchic Ukrainian Capital

03.14.2023 | Articles
The oligarchic system that has developed in the political and economic spheres of Ukraine represents one of the main obstacles to the socio-economic development of the country. The oligarchy distributes resources in an ineffective manner, without regard for the interests of society; it diminishes co...

Risk to Value Guide: How Emerging Market Businesses Can Transform New Risks Into Value

03.13.2023 | Guides & Tools | Andrea Bonime-Blanc
Preface The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) commissioned this Risk to Value Guide to support medium to large-sized businesses in emerging and frontier markets in understanding emerging and new business risk areas and leveraging them into opportunities for better risk management an...

Kleptocracy: Its Global Impact on Markets and Democracy

02.13.2023 | Articles |
CIPE and colleagues are sharing a new policy brief that spotlights how the systemic and systematic looting of public funds by kleptocrats undermines the foundations of democratic governance, by draining resources that could otherwise be used to support democratic institutions such as the judi...

Celebrating 18 Years of Women’s Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Romania

01.27.2023 | Case Studies | Carmen Stanila, Camelia Bulat
“In Europe people celebrate entering adulthood when they turn 18, but not many organizations reach this age. For an organization to last for such a long time, this means it provides value, it relies on committed members, and proves able to change with the times,” says Maria Grapini, a founding m...

U.S. – Bahrain Free Trade Agreement User’s Guide

01.13.2023 | Guides & Tools
This User’s Guide is designed to provide information about the U.S.-Bahrain FTA in an accessible format and to highlight the advantages it provides for American and Bahraini companies. The FTA is an agreement between Bahrain and the U.S. on certain obligations that affect trade in goods and se...

How to Empower Women in Processing for Sustainable Economic Development

12.06.2022 | Guides & Tools | Anna Cutler
This new report sheds light on how to strengthen women’s leadership in transformation, processing, and industrial development in continental Africa. The report was developed by CIPE in partnership with the Government of Niger and the African Union following a roundtable in Niamey, Niger. The objec...

Improving the Business Environment for Mauritanian Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

11.29.2022 | Guides & Tools | Anna Cutler
The Club des Entrepreneurs de Mauritanie (CEM) recently released an activity report with contributions from the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) that provides recommendations on how to build an economic development model that raises the profile of SMEs for wealth generation. This r...

Interest Group Participation in Government Groups in Kenya

11.15.2022 | Case Studies | David Irwin, Mercy Kyande
Background on Research Conducted in Kenya on Interest Groups and their Effectiveness The objective of interest groups and business associations is to influence public policy. These organizations accomplish this by engaging in dialogue and advocacy with policymakers, both elected and unelected. A pot...

The Research of Legal Regulation and Practice of Working Time Recording

11.04.2022 | Articles
The research of legal regulation and practice of working time recording was based on the study of EU Directive 2003/88, legal regulation models of EU member states, European practice, the 2019 decision of the CJEU, as well as the Georgian practice. The research document was commissioned by Center fo...

The State of Federalism in Nepal

11.04.2022 | Evaluations
Introduction This report has two main purposes: first, to thoroughly examine how well federalism has been implemented in Nepal, how much federalism reforms have improved Nepal’s governance, and what directions federalism might take in the future; second, to evaluate the Center for International Pr...

SCALE Good Governance Guidebook

09.15.2022 | Guides & Tools | Kenneth Isaiah Ibasco Abante, Jeshamar C. Villasis, Reycel Hyacenth Nacario Bendaña, Jego Antonio T. Yap, Ryan Patrick Garcia-Evangelista, Kim Eric Bettcher, Srujana Penumetcha Huerter, Janessa B. Santelices
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and WeSolve Foundation present “Making Together Work: Support for Coalition Advocacy Learning and Engagement in Good Governance” Coalition building has been discussed extensively in the fields of collective impact, social work, social chang...
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