Mehmet Koksal

Head of unit Communication and Publications

Background

Mehmet is a professional journalist, fixer and interpreter with extensive experience in project management at international level. He joined the ETUI in April 2019 as managing editor of HesaMag and copy-writer for the website. He was quickly appointed as head of unit of Communication and Publications. Previously he was working as project officer for the European Federation of Journalists based in Brussels managing projects in the Western Balkans and Turkey. Mehmet has a proven full-time professional experience in democracy-related projects and programmes managed by non governmental international non profit organisations active in civil society.

Areas of activity

Communication, journalism, visualisation, reporting, projects

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Laurent Vogel, Mehmet Koksal, Jairo Ernesto Luna-García, ...

Occupational health in the courts

With 180 000 work-related deaths every year in the European Union and more than 2.5 million worldwide, occupational health is a crucial issue for workers and trade unions. Knowing that, somewhere in the world, a worker dies every 11 seconds because of a lack of proper prevention, you might wonder whether there is any point in campaigning for more... Find out more

Laurent Vogel, Mehmet Koksal, Berta Chulvi, ...

The real work of art

This issue explores several aspects of art as work. As a collective work of many, often invisible labourers. As a work generally carried out under conditions of great precarity and in which physical risks are often overlooked. As a work which often goes unpaid under the pretext that the practitioners are driven by passion. And indeed, what helps... Find out more

Migrant workers in Fortress Europe

The number of legally resident migrants stands at over 22 million, but the number of Europe’s “undocumented” migrants, whose status is precarious and whose rights in many areas are limited as a result, is much harder to determine. These migrants are often forced to tolerate adverse working conditions; since they are discriminated against in the... Find out more

Working behind bars

This 19th edition of HesaMag, the ETUI magazine on health and safety at work, focuses on working conditions behind bars. To work in prison is to work on the margins of society. To work as a prisoner and to work with prisoners is a very ordinary job in terms of the actual actions and tasks being performed. But the context in which the work is being... Find out more