TEPAV–CIGI Joint Think 20 Turkey Launch

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 12:00 AM
TOBB Plaza Conference Hall, Istanbul, Turkey
Feb 10

Together with the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), CIGI will jointly host a launch event for the Think 20 Turkey in Istanbul February 10-11. TEPAV will lead the Think 20 outreach group during Turkey’s G20 Presidency in 2015.

CIGI’s Senior Fellows Malcolm Knight and Barry Carin and Director of the Global Economy program Domenico Lombardi, will attend this launch event.  

Building on the successes of prior Think 20 processes in Mexico, Russia and Australia, in 2015, Think 20 aims to continue making contributions to the development of  concrete and well-targeted policy measures within the G20.  

Event Speakers

Malcolm D. Knight is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. He is also deputy chair of the board of directors of Payments Canada, visiting professor of finance at the London School of Economics and a director of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services.

Barry Carin is a CIGI Senior Fellow. He has served in a number of senior official positions in the Government of Canada and played an instrumental role in developing the initial arguments for the G20 and a leader’s level G20. Barry brings institutional knowledge and experience to his research at CIGI on the G20, international development, energy and climate change.

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.