New article of the Secretary General published in June issue of "Nezavisimaya Gazeta" / Новая статья Генерального Секретаря в июньском выпуске «Независимой газеты»
After the Yukos arbitration awards rendered in July 2014, the Energy Charter received an intensified attention of Russian and foreign experts. In addition, interest to the Yukos case and to the organisation was fueled by the recent news that The Hague District Court has quashed the $50 Billion arbitration awards, finding that the arbitral tribunals lacked jurisdiction. The article briefly narrates about the history and activities of the Energy Charter starting from its creation after the end of the Cold War and until the start of modernisation process, when the new International Energy Charter was signed in The Hague in May 2015. The article also states that the Eurasian Economic Union could become a member of the Energy Charter Process along with other regional economic organizations (the EU, the ECOWAS) by signing the International Energy Charter.
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