27 April 2007
ESI in Brussels - German Marshall Fund Brussels Forum 2007

Gerald knaus participated in the Brussels Forum 2007, organised by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. This year's Forum was to discuss how the United States and Europe can best meet the most urgent global challenges such as the NATO engagement in Afghanistan, recent developments in Turkey, the decision on the future status of Kosovo, and many other issues.

Participants included many high-level U.S. and European delegates, including business leaders, parliamentarians, journalists, and senior officials from national capitals, as well as the European Union and NATO. Among others Javier Solana (EU High Representative), Olli Rehn (Commissioner for European Enlargement), Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (NATO Secretary General), Peter MacKay (Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs), Wolfgang Schäuble (German Minister of the Interior), and Carl Bildt (Swedish Minster of Foreign Affairs).

Brussels Forum (Logo)

Javier Solana - Copyright  by Brussels Forum

Are We Losing Turkey? panelist - Copyright  by Brussels Forum

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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com