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In 2013 CIPE worked on

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total expenditures in 2013

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Latest News From CIPE:

November 24, 2015

Benefit to All: Implementing the World Trade Organization's Trade Facilitation Agreement

On November 18, CIPE hosted a panel discussion on Capitol Hill on the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation, a multi-donor, multi-year, multi-million dollar effort that partners with the private sector to assist with the implementation of the World Trade Organization’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). CIPE is one of the partner organizations that forms the Global Alliance, along with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the World Economic Forum, and the International Chamber of Commerce.

November 17, 2015

CIPE celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week, Highlights Programs that Empower Entrepreneurs in Over 50 Countries

Washington, DC -- To commemorate Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) highlights successes in work done in over 50 countries around the world helping to empower entrepreneurs who create much needed jobs and drive policy reforms, John D. Sullivan, CIPE Executive Director, said today.

November 10, 2015

CIPE, ACCI Announce Release of Afghanistan Provincial Business Agenda

Washington, D.C. – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and a coalition of 15 business associations in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, headed by the Nangarhar branch of the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), today announced the release of the English translation of the Nangarhar Provincial Business Agenda (PBA) report.

October 20, 2015

Waging Peace: The Role of the Private Sector in Conflict & Post-Conflict

This discussion focused on the potential for economic development as a tool to help bring opposing sides together during conflict and to rebuild a country in post-conflict areas.


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