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In 2013 CIPE worked on

163 projects in 49 countries

CIPE has more than 100 staff working at our head office in Washington, DC, and in field offices located in Ukraine, Russia, Egypt, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

$18,556,843
total expenditures in 2013

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The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) strengthens democracy around the globe through private enterprise and market-oriented reform. CIPE is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy and an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Since 1983, CIPE has worked with business leaders, policymakers, and journalists to build the civic institutions vital to a democratic society. CIPE’s key program areas include enterprise ecosystems, business advocacy, democratic governance, and anti-corruption & ethics.

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Latest News From CIPE:

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.

Government and Private Sector of Yemen hold dialogue in support of Yemen's economic development

WASHINGTON, DC -- A Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Yemen and the Yemeni private sector was signed today in Washington DC to foster an enabling environment for business creation and youth employment.

“This is exciting news,” John D. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) remarked. “This is a first of its kind partnership between the Yemeni government and private sector to establish a working framework that will support the critical transition process in Yemen.”

November 5, 2014

Tool to Compare Political party Platforms Could Serve as Model for Developing Countries' Efforts to Promote Democracy, Strong Economy

WASHINGTON, DC – Tunisian citizens now have a tool that compares each political party’s platform and tracks whether politicians and other public officials are following through on their promises for economic reform, John D. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) said today.

September 18, 2014

Global Editorial Cartoon Competition Open for Public Voting

Cartoons can speak across languages and cultures, and provide personal insight into universal challenges facing citizens around the world. The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is pleased to announce that public voting is now open for the 2014 Global Editorial Cartoon Competition.

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