1 December 2015
Berlin – Meetings and presentations on the Syrian refugee crisis
Norbert Röttgen – Roderich Kiesewetter – Hans Eichel
Norbert Röttgen – Roderich Kiesewetter – Hans Eichel

On 1 December, ESI's Gerald Knaus participated in the European Council on Foreign Realtion's annual members meeting where he met with Norbert Röttgen, head of the foreign affais committee in the German Bundestag, Roderich Kiesewetter, MP and foreign policy expert, and Hans Eichel, former federal minister of finance of Germany, among others, to present ESI's proposal on the Syrian refugee crisis.

On 2 December Gerald spoke at a panel on German-Turkish relations organised by the newspaper Zaman. He discussed with Cem Özdemir, head of the Green Party, and Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, former minister of Justice on how to solve the Syrian refugee crisis.

Gerald also met with the Turkish ambassador and participated in a live debate on Turkish-Russian relations on German TV.

Erdal Yalçın – Cem Özdemir – Michael Thumann – Gerald Knaus – Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger. Photo: ESI
Erdal Yalçın – Cem Özdemir – Michael Thumann – Gerald Knaus – Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger. Photo: ESI
Photo: ESI
Photo: ESI
Gerald Knaus on Phoenix TV. Photo: ESI
Gerald Knaus on German TV. 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.

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