All states or Regional Economic Integration Organisations who have signed or acceded to the Energy Charter Treaty are Members of the Conference. Observers consist of those who have only signed political declarations; the European Energy Charter (1991) and/or International Energy Charter (2015).
Members and Observers to the Energy Charter Conference
Members of the Energy Charter Conference
Observers to the Energy Charter Conference
1. Signatories of the European Energy Charter (1991)
2. Signatories of the International Energy Charter (2015)
3. International Organisations with Observer Status - by decision of the Energy Charter Conference
“Article 20(3) of the Energy Charter Treaty obliges all Contracting Parties to designate one or more enquiry points to which requests for information about the laws, regulations, judicial decisions and administrative rulings of general application, affecting trade and other matters covered by the Treaty, could be addressed.
Signatories which do not apply the Treaty provisionally may, until its entry into force for that Signatory, be exempted temporarily from designating enquiry points. To date, the following Signatories qualify for such an exemption: Australia and Norway.”
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
The Energy Charter Secretariat and the Secretariat-General of the League of Arab States signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 19 March 2012.
The Energy Charter Secretariat also has signed in November 2007 a Letter of Understanding on Cooperative Activities with the Secretariat of the International Energy Forum.