In 2014, the Republic of Kazakhstan took the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference. Mr. Uzakbay Karabalin, First Vice Minister of Energy was the Chairman in charge.
The 25th meeting of the Energy Charter Conference took place in Astana, Capital of Kazakhstan, on 26-27 November 2014.
There were also four Vice-Chairmen of the Energy Charter Conference:
- Ms. Mariam Valishvili, Deputy Minister of Energy of Georgia
- Mr. Anatoly Yanovskiy, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
- Mr. Odd Sverre Haraldsen, Director General at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Norway
- Mr. Jambulat Sarsenov, Chairman of the Kazenergy Association, Kazakhstan