17 July 2014
Bratislava – ESI briefs V4 Foreign Ministers
Kristof Bender presenting. Photo: ESI
Kristof Bender presenting. Photo: ESI

ESI's Deputy Chairman Kristof Bender was invited by Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak to brief the Visegrad Group's foreign ministers on ESI's new ideas how to re-energise the EU accession process. The briefing took place within the framework of a meeting of the V4 Foreign Ministers in Bratislava on 17 July 2014. Besides DPM Lajcak the meeting was attended by Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek, Hungarian Foreign Minister Tibor Navracsic, Polish Undersecretary of State Henryka Moscicka-Dendys and some of their staff, including the political directors of all four foreign ministries.

Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek and Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak during Kristof's presentation. Photo: ESI
Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek and Slovak Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak during Kristof's presentation. Photo: ESI
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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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