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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.

More information about CIPE is available on our Background page and in our annual reports.

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Information on CIPE Activities and Events

For CIPE press releases from a particular year, use the links to the right, or click here to see all press releases.

Stories about CIPE projects, programs, approaches, resources, and successes are published daily on the CIPE Development Blog and in our monthly newsletter, OverseasREPORT.

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Media Contacts

Looking for more background on CIPE, information about a particular program or country, or an expert to talk to? Contact Communications Director Ken Jaques for these and any other media inquiries.

Latest News From CIPE:

June 21, 2010

Democracy Is... Partners Unveil 2010 Democracy Video Challenge Winners

The World Embraces Six Powerful Voices on Democracy

June 17, 2010

Groundbreaking Anti-Corruption Film Sparks Debate about Combating Corruption in Yemen

Sana’a, Yemen – On June 17, CIPE released a groundbreaking film exposing the economic and social costs of corruption in Yemen.

May 25, 2010

CIPE Releases 2009 Annual Report

CIPE Releases 2009 Annual Report

May 6, 2010

New Survey Shows Afghan Businesses Are Optimistic About Economy, Government, and Business Organizations in Afghanistan

Washington, DC – Today, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) released the results of its survey of the Afghan business community. The survey results highlight recent private sector growth and promise in Afghanistan, and also Afghan businesses’ desire to engage policymakers in Afghanistan on the country’s most pressing business development challenges: security, government corruption, and lack of electricity.


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