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Establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Center in Islamabad

12. July 2011

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Establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Center in Islamabad

The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), thanks to the support of a CIPE small grant, launched its Entrepreneurship Development Center (EDC) in July. The EDC will provide both guidance to those interested in setting up businesses, as well as assistance to current entrepreneurs seeking to promote their businesses. Local universities will work with […]

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Launch of Business Support Organization Forum

16. June 2011

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Launch of Business Support Organization Forum

The secretaries general of a number of Pakistani chambers of commerce and business associations who have participated in various CIPE training programs have launched a networking blog, http://bsoforum.com. The blog will serve as a forum for sharing information and resolving key issues faced by these organizations.

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Promoting Corporate Governance in Microfinance Institutions

4. May 2011

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Promoting Corporate Governance in Microfinance Institutions

Together with the International Finance Corporation and the Pakistan Microfinance Network, CIPE organized a two-day workshop in Lahore on corporate governance in microfinance institutions (MFIs). Eighteen board members and senior staff from 14 MFIs participated in the workshop, which covered topics such as the business case for improved corporate governance in MFIs, a framework for […]

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Secretaries’ General Conference

13. April 2011

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Thirty-four secretaries general, representing chambers of commerce and business associations from across Pakistan, attended the third annual All-Pakistan Secretaries’ General conference. The participants included secretaries general from women’s chambers in Mardan, Peshawar and Quetta, areas of Pakistan which are generally considered difficult for the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. In total, this year, 17 new participants […]

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Capacity Building: Strategic Planning, Ethics & Policy Advocacy

29. November 2010

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Capacity Building: Strategic Planning, Ethics & Policy Advocacy

Technical Assistance Program CIPE recently organized a technical assistance workshop for newly elected female chamber of commerce board members. Sixteen participants representing eight chambers attended the interactive sessions. Shamim Akhtar, Chairman of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Women’s Committee, publicly thanked CIPE for its efforts as an agent of change […]

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Chamber Management Workshop for Peshawar Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry

27. October 2010

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CIPE Pakistan conducted a two-day technical assistance workshop for executive committee members of the newly established Peshawar Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry October 26-27, 2011 in Islamabad. CIPE provided training to 18 executive committee members and secretaries general on strategic planning, advocacy, media strategy, and membership development. During the two-day event, participants were able […]

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Workshop on Economic Reporting

19. October 2010

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Workshop on Economic Reporting

CIPE Pakistan organized an economic journalists’ workshop in Karachi on October 19, 2010 that focused on how journalists can write effective stories on issues related to corporate governance and anti-corruption. Seventeen journalists from print and electronic media took part in the workshop. During the event, facilitator Mehwish Bilal Khan highlighted the role of corporate governance […]

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Good governance in family-owned companies crucial for boosting economy

23. September 2010

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Good governance in family-owned companies crucial for boosting economy

CIPE and the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) recently organized a workshop on the topic “Sustainability and Wealth Creation through Corporate Governance in Family-Owned Companies.” Speakers at the event agreed that promoting basic principles of good governance for family-owned companies is crucial to the development of a strong economic sector. Speakers also noted […]

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Training Workshops on “How to Start and Manage a Small Business”

15. September 2010

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Training Workshops on “How to Start and Manage a Small Business”

CIPE and TCF joined hands to impart entrepreneurial trainings to grade ten graduates of the schools being run nationwide by The Citizen Foundation. To cater to this initiative, CIPE arranged a four day Training of Trainers (TOT) program in July 2010 for potential trainers. TOT was conducted by Mr. Muhammad Azam Roomi, an international expert on entrepreneurship. First four-days […]

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