CSEA joined representatives of other think tanks, and research-to-policy stakeholders for the 2015 Think Tank Initiative (TTI) Exchange programme, February 18-20, 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey. The event was organised by the International Development Research Centre(IDRC) and aimed to discuss the importance of research quality for think tank impact, both in theory and in practice on theme of "Research Quality: Approaches, Outreach and Impact."

Dr. Ebere Uneze and Dr. Chukwuka Onyekwena joined other participants to explore various perspectives and share knowledge and experience on how research quality can lead to think tank impact and how think tanks can ensure quality research while maintaining policy relevance.