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Latest News From CIPE:

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.

May 4, 2010

Fedesarrollo Promotes Reform Dialogue among Presidential Candidates in Colombia

Bogotá, Colombia – On May 3, 2010, the Foundation for Higher Education and Development (Fedesarrollo), one of Colombia’s leading think tanks, organized the third and final presidential debate on key economic issues with the leading candidates in Bogotá. Presidential candidates Gustavo Petro, Rafael Pardo, and Germán Vargas Lleras, as well as Sergio Fajardo, vice presidential candidate for front-runner Antanas Mockus, and Luis Ernesto Mejía, vice presidential candidate for the conservative party, participated.

April 29, 2010

New Survey of Afghan Businesses Provides Insight into the Economy, Government, and Business Organizations

WHAT: CIPE’s 2009-2010 Afghan Business Survey assesses the attitudes Afghan businesspeople have toward investment, entrepreneurship, and commercial activity in Afghanistan.

WHO: Hosted by the Center for International Private Enterprise.

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