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Energy Charter Award 2014 - Günther Oettinger

Günther H. Oettinger was European Commissioner for Energy from 2010 to 2014. 

Mr Oettinger received the Energy Charter Award for his dedication to the principles of the Energy Charter Treaty and his support for the work of the Energy Charter Secretariat. As EU Commissioner for Energy, at the 23rd Energy Charter Conference in Warsaw 2012, Mr Oettinger Explained that there is no geographical limitations to the Treaty. 

"I would call upon all countries, present here today or otherwise concerned, to engage in agreeing an up-to-date Declaration and expressing our support for the core objective of the Energy Charter process: to promote a global model for energy cooperation in the long term within the framework of a market economy and based on mutual assistance and the principle of non-discrimination".