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Expanding Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Youth in the IT Sector

10. May 2011

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Expanding Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Youth in the IT Sector

CIPE and the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) organized three seminars in April and May, entitled “Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Youth in the IT Sector.” The events, held in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, attracted a total of over 150 young IT professionals from start-ups, freelancers and experienced businesses, who shared their views on barriers to entry for […]

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Chamber Presidents’ Conference

15. March 2011

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Chamber Presidents’ Conference

In partnership with the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, CIPE organized the third annual All-Pakistan Chamber Presidents’ Conference. In the course of this year’s conference, the 26 participating chamber presidents prepared an economic reform agenda, which was announced to the media following the event. Among other points, the declaration calls for energy and water […]

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Launch of Guide to Responsible Business

11. November 2010

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Launch of Guide to Responsible Business

On November 11 in Lahore, CIPE, the Responsible Business Initiative (RBI), and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA) launched a new tool to encourage greater transparency, accountability, and integrity in Pakistan’s companies. The Responsible Business Guide: A Toolkit for Winning Companies is a new element in CIPE’s emerging focus on corporate citizenship. The approach […]

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Business Council Develops National Business Agenda in Pakistan

10. November 2010

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Business Council Develops National Business Agenda in Pakistan

CIPE recently assisted the Pakistan Business Council in preparing its first National Business Agenda. The agenda is an advocacy tool used worldwide to draw together a coalition of committed chambers of commerce, business associations, and other organizations dedicated to economic reform.

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Workshop for Women on Economic Reporting

21. October 2010

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Workshop for Women on Economic Reporting

A core focus of CIPE is to improve the capacity of economic and business journalists. CIPE organized the “Workshop for Women on Economic Reporting” in partnership with Uks Research Center, a research, resource, and publication center dedicated to gender equality and women’s development. More than 30 professional female journalists and media sciences students participated in […]

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Secretary General Conference

5. May 2010

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On May 5-6, 2010, CIPE organized its second annual conference in Lahore of secretaries general (the top paid executive position) of chambers and association from across Pakistan. Participants discussed challenges facing their organizations, policy issues important to business, and the need to strengthen chamber governance. The secretaries general committed to putting this knowledge into practice, […]

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Business Revival through Good Governance

16. March 2010

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On March 16, 2010, CIPE and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Pakistan organized a discussion forum on “Business Revival Through Good Governance” in Karachi. A number of key private sector stakeholders attended the forum, including representatives of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Good governance in family-owned companies crucial for boosting economy

15. March 2010

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Promoting basic principles of good governance for family owned companies is crucial in supporting the development of strong economic sector, said speakers at a workshop recently organized by Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) jointly with Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) on workshop titled “Sustainability and Wealth Creation through Corporate Governance in family […]

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