The members of the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP), the expert consultative body to the Energy Charter Conference, welcome the progress and outcomes of the Fourth Negotiation Round on the Modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). The IAP remains conscious and aware of the value of Energy Charter Treaty, while fully supports the modernisation process.
On Monday 29March 2021 the Energy Charter Secretariat participated in the European Union Visitors Programme (EUVP). The programme aims to offer visiting experts from a range of targeted countries access to first-hand information about the EU, including its founding values, the way if functions, as well as some of its core activities, policies and perspectives.
As of 1 January 2021, Armenia assumed the Chairmanship of the Energy Charter Conference for one year. The Conference works on an annually rotating basis, and each year a new country takes over leadership to direct the highest decision-making body of the Energy Charter process.