EWI Fellows Greg Austin and Allen Collinsworth participated in the "Istanbul: Regional Hub, Global Actor Forum Series. 

The first in a series of forums entitled 'Istanbul: Regional Hub, Global Actor' conceived as a part of the vision to make Istanbul a regional and international financial center took place in the USA capital Washington DC on Friday, October 11th, hosted by Borsa Istanbul in cooperation with the Istanbul Financial Center Initiative.

The forum brought together high-ranking representatives from the government, the bureaucracy and the private sector not to mention those of the international think tanks and civil society organizations.