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Ashgabat International Energy Charter Forum - Towards a Multilateral Framework Agreement on Transit of Energy Resources

Jointly organised by the International Energy Charter, and the the Government of Turkmenistan

30-31 May 2017

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan


Independence Monument

On 30-31 May, the Government of Turkmenistan, as the Chair of the Energy Charter Conference in 2017, and the International Energy Charter will jointly organise the Ashgabat International Energy Charter Forum on the topic of “Towards a Multilateral Framework Agreement on Transit of Energy Resources”. The Forum will be followed by the International Energy Media Forum to brief representatives of diplomatic corps in Turkmenistan and mass media on the Energy Charter Process and priorities of Turkmenistan Chairmanship in 2017. 

This event will provide a platform for a policy dialogue on energy transit in order to promote open energy markets, diversification of supply sources and routes, and sustainable development. The Forum will address operational, regulatory and legal aspects of energy transit, including natural gas, oil and electricity. It will bring together government officials, representatives of international organisations, industry and academic institutions to discuss existing challenges and opportunities stemming from cross-border energy flows. 


The Concept note and preliminary programme are available here in both English and Russian   


Find the Registration Form here for download 


Participation in the Forum is by invitation only. Any queries should be forwarded to