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Meeting with the OSCE Secretary General took place in Ashgabat

On November 28, 2017 in Ashgabat, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan had a meeting with the Secretary General of the OSCE Thomas Greminger, who arrived in Turkmenistan to participate in the 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference. During the meeting, the current state and prospects of interaction between Turkmenistan and the OSCE were analyzed. Noting the commitment to expanding further cooperation, the sides discussed cooperation in the military-politic...

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The 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference opened in Ashgabat

On November 28, 2017 in the building of the hotel "Oguzkent" in Ashgabat, the 28th session of the International Energy Charter Conference began its work. The conference is held within the framework of Turkmenistan's chairmanship in this organization. Leaders and representatives of relevant ministries and departments from 49 participating states and observer countries, 12 international and regional organizations, representatives of 14 major energy companies, as well as...

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On November 28-29 Ashgabat will host the 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference

On November 28-29, 2017 Ashgabat will host the 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference. The forthcoming 28th session of the Energy Charter Conference will bring together the leaders and representatives of the relevant ministries and departments of the participating states and observer countries, a number of international and regional organizations. Great interest to the Ashgabat forum is shown by foreign media.          The work of the 28th session of the Energy C...

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Meeting of the Task Force on Regional Energy Cooperation in Central and South Asia (RECA)

On 7-8 November 2017, the 14th meeting of the Task Force on Regional Energy Cooperation in Central and South Asia (RECA) was held in the capital hotel “Yildyz”. The Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan acted as host. Employees and specialists from relevant ministries and agencies of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, representatives of international and regional organizations such as the International Energy Charter, CIS, USAID and...

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Secretary General speaks at the Turkmenistan International Oil & Gas Conference

Energy Charter Secretary General Dr. Urban Rusnák was participating in the 22nd Turkmenistan International Oil & Gas Conference (OGT) which took place in Ashgabat on 2-3 November 2017. OGT is a leading regional and international event that brings together top-level leaders to discuss key issues of international energy cooperation and global energy security. Dr. Rusnak spoke at the plenary session of the Conference on the role of the International Energy Charter in shaping the...

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Implementation and Strategy Groups meet in Brussels

The last Strategy Group Meeting under the 2017 Turkmen Chairmanship took place on 19-20 October at the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels. It addressed fundamental issues such as the Ashgabat Declaration to be adopted at the ministerial meeting end of November, modernisation of the ECT, the implementation of the policy on consolidation and expansion, and the flagship publication Energy Investment Risk Assessment (EIRA). Three presentations were devoted to the special coop...

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Panama Signs the International Energy Charter

On 26 October 2017, H. E. Darío Ernesto Chirú Ochoa, Ambassador of Panama to the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Mission to the European Union signed the 2015 International Energy Charter at the Secretariat in the presence of the Secretary General Urban Rusnák and the counselor of the Embassy of Turkmenistan to the Kingdom of Belgium, representing the country holding the Energy Charter Chairmanship. The International Energy Charter is an expression of...

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