7 October 2010
ESI briefs Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum on visa project
Kiev. Photo: flickr/archie.photo
Kiev. Photo: flickr/archie.photo

On 7 October 2010, ESI Senior Analyst Alexandra Stiglmayer presented the Schengen White List Project and the visa liberalisation process for the Western Balkans to the Visa Liberalisation Working Group of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum, which was preparing recommendations to be issued at the second meeting of the Civil Society Forum planned for 18/19 November 2010 in Berlin.

The invited participants of the visa group included:

  • Armenia: Armen Grigoryan, Analytical Center on Globalization and Regional Cooperation
  • Azerbaijan: Avaz Hasanov, Society for Humanitarian Research
  • Belarus: Katerina Przybylska, Belarusian Robert Schuman Society, comments Ulad Vialichka, Consortium EUROBELARUS
  • Georgia: Ani Ananikovi PMMG Public Movement Multinational Georgia
  • Moldova: material in written form prepared by Leonid Litra (Institute for Development and Social Initiatives "Viitorul CSF organisation participating in WG4), presenting: Jana Kobzova: European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
  • Ukraine: Oleksandr Sushko, Institute for Euro-Atlantic Cooperation/ Center for Peace Conversion and Foreign Policy of Ukraine
About us
Photo credits
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.

You can find out more about Alan Grant on his websites:
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