ECS smaller21 May 2015, The Hague – In its public statement released today at the Ministerial Conference on the International Energy Charter, the Charter’s Industry Advisory Panel expressed its support for the Conference participants’ commitment to promoting investment in the energy sector through a sound legal framework, regulatory stability, market confidence and availability of investment risk guarantees. The Panel encourages the accession of new countries to the Energy Charter Treaty, a legally binding international instrument giving energy investors a high level of legal security and additional avenues for resolving possible disputes.
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Henk Kamp20 May 2015, The Hague – More investments in pipelines and electricity lines, as well as in energy production. Greater opportunities for international trade in energy. Working towards access to energy for citizens in emerging and developing economies. International cooperation to further increase the sustainability of energy. These were the main understandings reached today by 75 countries during the Ministerial Conference on the International Energy Charter in The Hague. According to Mr. Henk Kamp, Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs and conference host, the understandings should lead to increased energy security worldwide, as well as better investment opportunities for businesses.
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20 May 2015, The Hague – Energy ministers and other high-level officials from around the world gathered in The Hague, The Netherlands, in order to adopt the International Energy Charter, a political declaration for international energy cooperation.

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IEC The Hague20 May 2015, The Hague – 75 delegations are gathered now for the adoption of the International Energy Charter at the Ministerial Conference hosted by the Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands.
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NebenzyaOn 18 May 2015 Secretary General Urban Rusnák met with a delegation of officials from the Russian Federation led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Vassiliy Nebenzya. The meeting took place on the eve of the Ministerial Conference on the International Energy Charter in The Hague. Deputy Minister Nebenzya expressed appreciation of the fact that China was to adopt the IEC on 20 May along with dozens of other countries from around the world, including such OPEC member states as Iran and Nigeria.
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Armenia ICMS 2015 ENG(2015) This report was prepared by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Armenia in close cooperation with the Energy Charter Secretariat.
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Energy Transit Activities(2015) This report was prepared by Dr. Rafael Leal-Arcas as a research fellow at the Energy Charter Secretariat’s Knowledge Centre.
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Ashgabat Forum report 2014 ENG(2015) The report on the Ashgabat Energy Charter Forum held on 8-9 December 2014 has been published.
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International Energy Security 2015 ENG(2015) This report was prepared in the context of International Energy Charter negotiations.
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