How Can States Best Fill the Vacuum of the Flawed Energy Charter Treaty?

Brauch, Martin Dietrich

A number of European Union (EU) member states took steps to withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), the European Parliament called on the European Commission to organize a coordinated EU withdrawal from the ECT combined with the neutralization of its survival clause, and the European Commission now agrees that withdrawal is unavoidable. While the vote on the proposed amendment to the ECT has been postponed to April 2023, the treaty is “in life support with little chance of revival.”

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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
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May 24, 2024