On 4 July 2022, the Secretary-General of the Energy Charter Secretariat, Mr Guy Lentz, and his team, Dr Monica Emmanuel, Ms Ishita Pant and Dr Hava Yurttagül, met with H.E. Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria in Abuja, Nigeria.
Mr Guy Lentz laid down the key principles of the modernised Energy Charter Treaty as a tailor-made international investment Treaty able to accommodate national energy priorities and create a solid legal framework providing legal certainty for investors. In this respect, H.E. Mr Geoffrey Onyeama emphasized that Nigeria aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060 through major investments in renewable energies.