12 December 2007
ESI in Ankara - The obstacles to active participation of woman in local politics

Nigar Göksel spoke at a conference titled "Local Politics, Local Democracy and Woman: Perspectives for 2009 Local Elections", organized by the International Republican Institute in Ankara. Nigar spoke on the panel titled "The obstacles to active participation of woman in local politics" to an audience of politicians, NGO representatives, and academics.

Nigar Göksel talking on women panel
Nigar Göksel (second from left) talking on women panel
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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