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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.

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 29, 2010

CIPE Opens Ukraine Office to Support Local Business Associations

Kyiv, Ukraine – CIPE has registered and opened a field office in Kyiv to implement a new capacity building program to enhance the ability of Ukraine’s business associations to be stronger advocates for their members.

November 8, 2010

Third Annual CIPE International Youth Essay Contest Winners Announced

Washington, DC – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) has announced the winners for its Third Annual International Youth Essay Competition.

November 3, 2010

Local Chambers of Commerce Welcome International Visitors through Innovative ChamberLINKS Program

Washington, DC – Throughout November and December, five chambers of commerce across the United States will welcome young professionals from six different countries to participate in the ChamberL.I.N.K.S. (Leaders, Innovators, and Knowledge Sharing) program. The
ChamberL.I.N.K.S. program provides talented young professionals from chambers of commerce and business associations around the globe opportunities to gain valuable leadership skills in the United States.

October 23, 2010

Anti-Corruption Programs Launched with Documentary Film Addressing Economic Costs of Corruption

Sana’a, Yemen – On October 21 and 23, 2010, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) launched two new anti-corruption programs in Yemen with local partners, the Human Rights Information Training Center (HRITC) and Democracy School, both non-governmental organizations based in Sana’a.


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