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Marianna Mkrtchyan

32nd energy charter conference ministerial meeting to be held in  Yerevan

32nd energy charter conference ministerial meeting to be held in  Yerevan

ArmInfo. RA Deputy Foreign  Minister Vahe Govorgyan and Secretary General of the International  Energy Charter Secretariat Urban Rusnak during the meeting in Yerevan  discussed issues on the agenda of cooperation between the RA and the  Charter.  As reported by the press service of the RA MFA, the  interlocutors touched upon the process of modernization of the  Charter Treaty.

During the meeting, the parties expressed mutual satisfaction with  the current active cooperation, noting the dynamic participation of  Armenia in various programs implemented by the Charter.  Issues  related to the holding of a ministerial meeting in Yerevan on  December 14-15 this year in the framework of Armenia's chairmanship  of the Energy Charter Conference were discussed in detail.  To note,  on January 1, 2021, Armenia became the chairing country of the Energy  Charter Conference for a year.

Armenia identified diversifying energy markets, promoting renewable  energy and energy efficiency, strengthening sustainable development  policies, improving energy integration and ensuring reliable,  innovative, digital and affordable energy sources as priorities for  its government in 2021.  These topics will be the focus of the 32nd  Ministerial Meeting of the Energy Charter Conference to be held in  Yerevan on December 14-15, 2021. In the same year, Armenia will host  the International Energy Charter Forum.

The Energy Charter Conference is the governing body of the  International Energy Charter, a non-legally binding political  declaration that underpins the core principles of international  energy cooperation.  The Energy Charter Secretariat works closely  with the governments of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus through the  EU4Energy management project to provide technical assistance to  improve energy rules and regulations in these countries.


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