A Business Agenda for Economic Liberty

Ngozika Amalu, In 2005 the Belarusian business community came together to protect private enterprise and support change through constructive advocacy with the government. Since the mid-1990s, entrepreneurs in Belarus had experienced restrictive legislation and high corruption, and had seen an era of stifled growth due to flawed economic policies and a hostile political environment. Read more…

National Business Agendas

A national business agenda (NBA) is an excellent tool for unifying the business community and advocating for market-oriented reforms. Developed by the business community, NBAs help improve the climate for business and investment to spur economic growth. They identify laws and regulations that hinder business activities and offer concrete policy solutions to remove these barriers. In doing so, NBAs set the legislative and regulatory priorities of the private sector and clearly communicate them to policymakers. Read more…

Overseas REPORT Spring 2010

OverseasREPORT is CIPE's quarterly newsletter. Excerpt from this Issue... Accra, Ghana – With the global financial crisis galvanizing debate about free-market economies, public-private dialogue has proven to be key in positive policy solutions. A productive dialogue is much-needed in developing countries around the world – and especially in West Africa. CIPE and its partner the Institute for Economic Affairs (IEA) hosted a conference in Accra on March 30 and 31 where participants agreed upon policy recommendations and advocacy strategies. Read more…

Overseas REPORT Fall 2009

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Highlights of Success in Eurasia

With the end of communist control in 1991, citizens across Eurasia courageously stepped forward to start the process of building open, democratic societies. The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)’s work in the region commenced with bringing much-needed expertise, strategic vision, and encouragement to these reformers. CIPE partners have been valiant in this effort, often in the face of lingering state control and democratic backsliding. Read more…

Overseas REPORT Winter 2006

OverseasREPORT is CIPE's quarterly newsletter. In This Issue: Chinese Entrepreneurs Montenegro Partner Wins Award Serbia's Transition Iraqi Banking Sector Association Training in Turkey Business Agenda in Belarus Co-Del Visits Afghanistan Bush, Senate Cite Iraq Poll Africa Tackles Corporate Governance Balkan Businesswomen Ecuadorian Entrepreneurs Good Governance in Manila Read more…

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