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The Eleventh Investment Treaty Forum Public Conference

DAY 2 ONLY

THE ENERGY CHARTER TREATY <br><br>Energy security, investment protection and future developments

19th September 2008

Energy security is at the top of today's global agenda, and protection of investments is key to building energy security in today's increasingly international world. The Energy Charter Treaty, with its 51 member states, plays a major role in guaranteeing energy security in the Eurasian region. Since the Treaty came into force 10 years ago, at least 18 investment arbitration cases - including the noted Yukos and Libananco claims - have been initiated on the basis of the Treaty's powerful investment promotion and protection provisions. This conference is therefore a timely occasion to review the Treaty's achievements, its strong points and its limitations.

This event is free for Investment Treaty Forum Members; however you must register to attend this event. Please e-mail m.hall@biicl.org.

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