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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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Nigeria: Reforming the Maritime Ports

10.15.2016 | Case Studies
Executive Summary The efficiency of port operation is a major driver of trade and economic activities across countries. Unfortunately, over the years, users and operators at the Nigerian Ports have been facing lingering challenges and bottlenecks namely, infrastructure shortcomings, policy and regul...

Guide to Youth Advocacy

04.14.2015 | Guides & Tools | Maiko Nakagaki, Anna Kompanek, Frank Stroker
Young people play an essential role in driving innovation in policy by injecting new ideas and solutions into the legislative process. However, engaging youth in policy advocacy can be both challenging and counterproductive, as misinterpretations can easily be made regarding such a broad range of pe...

Formalizing Public-Private Dialogue with the Small and Medium Enterprise Sector in Senegal

10.23.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova, Erica Poff
Introduction As Senegal’s largest and most representative and well-organized business association, l’Union Nationale des Commerçants et Industriels du Senegal (UNACOIS) has played a significant role in the country’s policymaking process in recent years. This case study identifies two key achi...

Creating a Better Business Environment in Nigeria

09.04.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova
Introduction Since 2008, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) in Nigeria has focused on fostering a better business environment through regional public private dialogue initiatives in the North Central Zone and Southeastern parts of the country, encompassing a total of seven states...

Fostering a Culture of Public Private Dialogue in Moldova

07.07.2014 | Case Studies | Teodora Mihaylova
Introduction The National Business Agenda (NBA) network is the leading voice of private business and advocate for the implementation of pro-growth economic policy in Moldova. Through the adoption of the National Business Agenda, the Institute for Development Social Initiatives (IDSI) institutionaliz...

Governance Principles for Business Associations and Chambers of Commerce

11.06.2011 | Guides & Tools
Good governance is essential to creating business associations that are independent and mission-driven, can grow a broad membership base, can be responsible financial stewards, provide membership services, and effectively represent their member interests in the public policy process. Having this in ...

Making the Most of Public-Private Dialogue: An Advocacy Approach

05.01.2011 | Articles | Kim Eric Bettcher
Public-private dialogue strengthens policymaking by incorporating valuable private input and creating momentum for reform. For dialogue to be most productive, the private sector must take initiative to advocate for its priorities in a participatory policy process. This toolkit aids business leaders ...
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