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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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Against the Norm? Populism and the Coronavirus in Pakistan

09.02.2020 | Articles | Dr. S Akbar Zaidi
In the last decade, the pandemic of populism, both of the left and the right, has spread far and wide across continents, across different types of countries of varying levels of ‘development’. From Venezuela and Brazil in South America, to Mexico and the USA in North America, right across South ...

Primum Non Nocere: A Policy Approach for Pharmaceutical Investment in Indonesia

09.01.2020 | Articles | Andree Surianta
COVID-19 has thrown international trade and investment into disarray; however, it is first and foremost a global health crisis.  With Global Value Chains (GVCs) receiving heightened scrutiny, no other industry has been so prominently featured in the discussions of anxious governments as the pharmac...

Self-Evaluation Tool for Countering Bribery

08.17.2020 | Guides & Tools
This Self-Evaluation Tool (SET) for countering bribery has been developed by Thai Institute of Directors (IOD) as Secretary of Private Sector Collective Action Coalition Against Corruption (CAC). The SET was adapted from a similar tool developed by Transparency International for companies to self-ev...

Managing Third-Party Corruption Risk: The Case of Safaricom and Its Suppliers

08.17.2020 | Case Studies
This case study highlights the importance of anti-corruption compliance in the modern marketplace, specifically examining how it applies to supplier relationships in Kenya. Anti-corruption compliance continues to be a challenge among mid-sized businesses that, more often than not, are exposed to cor...

Russian Economic Footprint in the Western Balkans

07.23.2020 | Case Studies
In 2017, CIPE embarked on a unique project, pioneering a new, comprehensive methodology to analyze: first, how “governance gaps” – such as loopholes in anticorruption policies, non-transparent procurement practices, and a lack of strong competition policies –create in the Balkans opportunit...

Summary Edition – Mitigating Governance Risks From Investment in Southeast Asia

06.03.2020 | Case Studies
A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Six Countries Economic development and growth are fueling outbound capital flows from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to global destinations. One region in particular has become a prominent recipient of Chinese capital: Southeast Asia. Geographic proximity,...

Mitigating Governance Risks From Investment in Southeast Asia

04.08.2020 | Case Studies
A Study of Chinese Capital Flows to Six Countries Chinese outward investments have increased substantially in recent years, especially after 2013’s introduction of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). BRI is the most ambitious infrastructure investment effort in recent history. The effect of BRI in...

Corporate Anti Bribery And Corruption Compliance Capacity Survey Report – Sudan

10.10.2019 | Guides & Tools
CIPE, in partnership with Al-Oula for Financial and Accounting Studies conducted a study in Sudan on companies’ awareness and understanding of anti-corruption compliance, how they are mitigating corruption, and the extent of adoption of international standards on anti-corruption. This study provid...

Corporate Anti Bribery And Corruption Compliance Capacity Survey Report – Nigeria

10.10.2019 | Case Studies
CIPE, in partnership with IOD Centre for Corporate Governance conducted a study in Nigeria on companies’ awareness and understanding of anti-corruption compliance, how they are mitigating corruption, and the extent of adoption of international standards on anti-corruption. This study provide great...

Channeling the Tide: Protecting Democracies Amid a Flood of Corrosive Capital

Introduction & Summary There is an alarming trend occurring worldwide that threatens democracy and free market principles. A growing volume of evidence indicates that many forms of capital emanating from authoritarian nations are having a corrosive effect on democratic institutions a...

Lessons in Democratic Development

05.25.2018 | Case Studies | John D. Sullivan
For 35 years, the Center for International Private Enterprise has participated in a worldwide effort to build the institutions of markets and democracy. During that time, CIPE has developed a number of innovative programs in partnership with business associations, think tanks, and other nongovernmen...

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...

Business Sector Takes Action to Fight Corruption in Ukraine

12.21.2016 | Articles | Anna Kompanek
Article at a glance: Although corruption remains entrenched in Ukrainian politics and the economy, private sector-led anti-corruption initiatives show a different path for the country. A new Ukrainian anti-corruption law incentivizes prevention and promises stricter enforcement, prompting business ...

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 ...

Tackling the Supply Side of Corruption in Thailand

09.30.2014 | Case Studies | John Morrell
Corruption is widespread in Thailand, hindering business activity and impeding economic growth. According to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, Thailand ranks 102 out of 177 countries and territories. Since 2010, under the guidance of the Center for International Private E...

Combating Corruption through Collective Action in Armenia

09.30.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) partnered with the Association for Foreign Investment and Cooperation (AFIC) in 2006 to establish a grassroots coalition of business associations and chambers of commerce, known as the Business Advocacy Network (BAN), with the aim of improving t...
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