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Introducing Our New Members

| The FEDN Secretariat at CIPE is excited to announce the addition of 13 new members to the Network. With expertise ranging from commerce and business associations to inclusion, human rights, and much more, our members bring diverse expertise

Empowering Elgeyo Marakwet Youth: Linking Ethical Agribusiness and Democracy

| Since 2018, Elgeyo Marakwet County has been a member of the Open Government Partnership, setting a model for public participation, open government, and transparency. This progress has been primarily driven by civil society organizations ope

Voices of Change: Making the Case for Democracy and Markets Event Recap

| On September 27th and 28th, the FEDN Secretariat at CIPE held the third annual FEDN Conference, a virtual convening of roughly 300 participants. Read the full recap here.

JOIN US: 2023 FEDN Conference

| The third annual conference will take place over two days, September 27th and 28th, and we cordially invite you to join us for this enlightening and engaging conference.

Nigerian Local Economy Posterity: Harnessing an Enabling Business Environment for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

| In a climate where the economic outlook seems bleak and the fate of the small and medium-sized-enterprise is uncertain, local governments play a pivotal role in creating a sustainable business environment.

Future of the Western Balkans Region — Stories of Economic Success as an Inspiration for the Serbian Youth

| As part of the 2022 FEDN Small Grants program, Milos Nikolic of LIBEK headed Exploring Constructive Alternatives in a Volatile World.

Call for Applications: 2023 FEDN Small Grants

| The FEDN Secretariat at CIPE is continuing small grants to promote understanding of how democracy and market economies enable a better way of life; and to support collaboration toward the network’s strategic goals. Learn more here.

Member Spotlight: Soji Apampa

| Soji Apampa is an expert on international corporate and political governance. He co-founded the Convention on Business Integrity and serves as the CEO & Co-founder of The Integrity Organisation. Learn more about him in our member spotlight.

From Ideals to Engagement: Reflections from the Second Annual FEDN Conference

| The Second Annual FEDN Conference provided an opportunity for leaders of the private sector, government, and civil society to reaffirm democratic principles and confront threats to democratic resilience. Read more here.

Member Spotlight: Rainer Heufers

| FEDN Member Rainer Heufers joined the network in 2017 because he believes, as an internationalist, that we have much to learn from one another. Read more about his background and work in this latest member spotlight.

Register Now: 2022 FEDN Conference

| The FEDN Secretariat at CIPE is excited to announce that registration for the upcoming conference is now open! This virtual two-day conference to be held September 27 and 28 will convene leaders and advocates from around the globe.

Now Launched: FEDN Twitter

| The FEDN Secretariat at CIPE launched a Twitter account for the Free Enterprise & Democracy Network (FEDN) to increase the voice and visibility of FEDN members and the FEDN program.

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