The leader of economic reform in Argentina, legendary minister of economics Domingo Cavallo, the well known economics professor of MIT, Daron Acemoğlu, Prof. Dani Rodrik from Harvard University and bureucrats from Turkey including Central Bank Governor Süreyya Serdengeçti, former president of Banking Regulation and Supervison Engin Akçakoca, former undersecretary of Treasury Faik Öztırak, former Economy Minister Dr. Kemal Derviş have already confirmed their attendance to the summit and invitations have been sent out to Central Bank Governor of Mexico, Guillermo Ortiz Martinez, former Central Bank Governor of Brasil Arminio Fraga and other leading economists of the world.
The summit aims at communicating the recent steps taken to ameliorate the conditions for foreign investment in Turkey as well as discussing country risk with leading economists of the world. It will take place in Millenim UN Plaza Hotel in New York on April 22nd with the help of the US team of the Economists Platform. organized by the US team of Ekonomistler Platformu.
The President of Ekonomistler Platformu Başkanı Tuna Bekleviç has noted how proud the group is to host one of the important global economy events of 2004 in the world’s leading financial center, in New York as a young non governmental organization with limited funds. He called all Turkish civil society organizations for taking initiative on promoting the magic land they live on, namely Turkey especially by emphasizing its thousands years of democracy culture rather than expecting the government to act on it.
Beklevic invited everybody who believes in Turkey to give support for the summit and underlied the importance of strengthening the Turkish economy with happier and hopeful citizens that will eventually lead to a powerful Turkey.
Aslı Aksüyek, US Representative of Ekonomistler Platformu remarked that the summit is expected to have a significant impact in the related financial circles as this will be the first organization planned by a Turkish civil initiative to address a large audience in New York .