13 September 2008
ESI in Visby - Russia, Europe and the frozen conflicts
Carl Bildt, Boris Nemtsov, Teija Tiilikainen
Carl Bildt – Boris Nemtsov – Teija Tiilikainen

Gerald Knaus moderated a panel on "Neighbourhood policies – Russia, Europe and the frozen conflicts" at a conference in Visby (Sweden) organized by the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, the Moderate Party of Sweden, and the Robert Schumann Foundation.

Among the guests were: Carl Bildt, Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Boris Nemtsov, Former Russian Deputy Prime Minister, Mart Laar, Former Estonian Prime Minister, , State Secretary at the Finish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Akaki Minashvili, Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Legal Issues of Georgia, Margaretha af Ugglas, Chairman of the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation and Former Minister for Foreign Affairs in Sweden and Eugeniusz Smolar, President of the Polish Centre for International Relations.

Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation Nya Moderaterna

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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.

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