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Latest News From CIPE:

January 23, 2018

CIPE and Egyptian Business Leaders Unveil Regulatory Roadmap for Egypt’s Transition to a Cashless Economy

Cairo, Egypt – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), together with the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI) and the Federation of Egyptian Banks (FEB), are sharing details of a new Executive Roadmap to aid Egypt’s transition to a cashless economy. The roadmap includes proposals for numerous legal and regulatory reforms.

January 22, 2018

The New Great Game? China’s Investment Model in the Developing World

China’s international investments have increased rapidly over the past decade, expanding from a narrow focus on natural resources and construction to real estate, finance, brands, and service industries. Much of this international investment has been spearheaded by state-owned enterprises, which operate under both market and political logic. Are China’s investment patterns distinct from international investment norms in either form or strategy? How does investment by its state-owned enterprise serve national goals?

January 19, 2018

CIPE, National Endowment for Democracy and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launch Joint Initiative with Burkina Faso Government to Bring About Greater Collaboration Between Government, Business and Civil Society

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), along with the Government of Burkina Faso, on Wednesday issued the groundbreaking Ouagadougou Declaration that recognizes the need for business, government, and civil society to work together if a prosperous and democratic society is to be sustained.

November 29, 2017

Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?

On December 8th, 2017, from 10:30 to Noon, the Center for International Private Enterprise and the Partnership for Transparency co-hosted an event that asks, "Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?"

Dr. Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio gave her first speech in the United States since her recent election to Chair of the International Board of Directors of Transparency International.


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