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In 2013 CIPE worked on

163 projects in 49 countries

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total expenditures in 2013

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Latest News From CIPE:

December 9, 2014

Shaping the New Development Agenda

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

December 4, 2014

CIPE’s Sullivan and Hershman in Ethisphere’s Top 100 Most Influential in Business Ethics

WASHINGTON, DC -- John D. Sullivan, executive director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), and Michael J. Hershman, a member of CIPE’s Board of Directors, have been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as one of 2014’s 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics. The award recognizes individuals who have made a material impact in the world of business ethics and compliance.

December 3, 2014

Global Editorial Cartoon Competition Winners Announced

WASHINGTON, DC – In a competition that provided a venue for artists from around the world to provide a personal interpretation of challenges faced by many citizens, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) announced the winners of the 2014 Global Editorial Cartoon Competition.

Artists from Syria, El Salvador and Indonesia won in the Democracy, Corruption, and Transparency categories.

November 19, 2014

CIPE Celebrates Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Works on Women’s Empowerment in 58 Countries

WASHINGTON, DC – Since 1999, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has worked on women’s empowerment in 58 countries, John D. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Center for Private International Enterprise said today. 

Today is Women’s Entrepreneurship Day which is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. The week officially opened on November 17 in 150 countries with millions of people—from young students to start-up entrepreneurs to government leaders—taking part in activities and events throughout the week.


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