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High-level meetings during the 29th Energy Charter Conference

On 27 and 28 November 2018, Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák held several high-level meetings. These meetings included bilateral conversations with the Afghan Minister for Energy and Water Mr Mohammad Gul Khulmi, the Hungarian Minister of State for Energy Affairs and Climate Policy Mr Péter Kaderják, the Portuguese Secretary of State of Energy Mr João Galamba, and with high-level officials from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Mongolia, Morocco, The Netherlands, Nigeria, Switzerland, Turkey and the European Commission.

During these bilateral meetings the priorities for 2019 were discussed, including the process on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), the 5-yearly review to be conducted under ECT article 34(7), the enlargement of the Energy Charter Constituency, the Energy Investment Risk Assessment 2019 (#EIRA2019) and the role of the International Energy Charter in the energy transition.