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Over the years, CIPE has actively contributed to policy discussions and thought leadership in the democracy and economic communities.
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The Role of the Private Sector in Improving Public Services in Arab Nations

08.22.2017 | Articles | Patrick Mardini
Article at a glance: Public service delivery in Arab countries, particularly Lebanon, is unsatisfactory due to misaligned incentives. Ethical and competent public servants are unable to provide satisfactory goods and services because of the inefficient nature of state bureaucracy. Replacing governm...

2016 Annual Report

06.20.2017 | Annual Reports |
In 2016, CIPE worked on over 130 projects in more than 50 countries. With projects spanning the globe, CIPE supports democratic and economic development in some of the world’s most challenging regions. Working in countries ranging from young and transition democracies to authoritarian non-democra...

Transitioning to Formality – A Handbook for Policymakers and Business Enterprises

03.01.2017 | Guides & Tools
This Handbook is designed to provide a comprehensive and realistic roadmap for integrating the informal sector1 in the formal economy. It is intended to serve as a resource to provide a foundation for facilitating consensus-building between informal enterprises and state entities relevant to the pro...

Provincial Business Agendas – Afghanistan

05.04.2016 | Guides & Tools
The findings contained in the Provincial Business Agendas (PBA) for Kandahar, Balkh, Heart, and Nangarhar reflect the views of the Afghan businesspeople who participated in the PBA summit meetings held in each region. The views, opinions, and recommendations expressed in this report do not necessari...

2015 Annual Report

01.06.2016 | Annual Reports |
CIPE published its 2015 annual report in an all-digital, interactive format for the first time. Since the establishment of CIPE in 1983, the world has gone through many changes. CIPE has been at the forefront of promoting democratic governance and economic freedom around the globe. Our work is as ...

Rapport sur l’Attractivité Régionale – IACE

09.01.2015 | Case Studies
Cet article détaille les effets de la decentralization et la déconcentration au cœur de la gouvernance locale dans le contexte de la nouvelle constitution Tunisienne. Dans l’esprit de cette nouvelle constitution, la décentralisation est avancée comme un ensemble de mécanismes qui sera amené...

Building a Shared Vision for Economic Reform in Yemen

11.19.2014 | Case Studies | Ali Ayadi, Matthew Goodwin
Introduction Following the 2011 popular uprising that toppled a decades-long authoritarian regime, Yemen began transitioning to democracy. The uprising was largely in response to the systemic failure of the previous regime to adopt policies capable of generating economic opportunity. Private sector ...

Giving the Private Sector in Afghanistan a Voice in Policymaking

11.06.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova
Introduction The objective of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) in Afghanistan has been to advance democracy by building the infrastructure for informed and effective public-private dialogue. For the first time, the Afghan private sector gained a voice in the policymaking proces...

Achieving Democratic Gains through Corporate Governance in Palestine

09.17.2014 | Case Studies | Stephen Rosenlund, Hirsham Awartani
Introduction Since its establishment in 2011 as the first independent civil society organization devoted wholly to the promotion of good corporate governance in Palestine, the Palestine Governance Institute (PGI) has created and expanded the space for democratic dialogue and debate in the Palestinia...
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