Energy Charter Conference Decisions
The Portuguese delegation, as host country, opened the meeting and proposed that the Chairman of the negotiating Conference, Ambassador Charles Rutten, should chair his first meeting of the provisional Charter Conference.
In accordance with Articles 35 and 45 of the Energy Charter Treaty, the Conference agreed to appoint Mr Clive Jones as provisional Secretary-General for a period of one year from 1 January to 31 December 1995.
CCDEC199403 - Organisation of the Secretariat: Headquarters Agreement (under Article 34(3)f of the Treaty)
The provisional Charter Conference, considering that the European Communities will continue to host the provisional Charter Secretariat on the basis of the existing financial arrangements until a decision on the location of the Secretariat is taken by the provisional Conference,
The Conference formally opened negotiations on a supplementary treaty as required by Article 10(4) of the Energy Charter Treaty.
CCDEC199405 - Opening of negotiations on a Treaty amendment dealing with Tariff Standstill (Article 29(6))
The Conference formally opened negotiations on a Treaty amendment dealing with tariff standstill, as required by Article 29(6) of the Energy Charter Treaty.
CCDEC199406 - Opening of negotiations on the inclusion of Energy-Related Equipment in the Trade Provisions of the Treaty (Article 31)
The Conference formally opened negotiations on the inclusion of energy-related equipment in the trade provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty, as required by its Article 31.
The Conference authorised Ambassador Charles Rutten, Chairman of the first meeting of the provisional Charter Conference in Lisbon, to constitute a Budget Committee to guide the Secretary-General in the work of preparing a draft budget for 1995 for submission to its next meeting.
The Conference invited the Secretary-General to prepare proposals for the Conference's rules of procedure and for the structure of the Secretariat, for consideration at its next meeting.