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Programme

9:00 – 10:00 – Welcome at the Foyer

10:00 – 10:30 Opening

  • 10:00 – 10:10 – Welcome by the University of Groningen
  • 10:10 – 10:30 – Opening Speech by Secretary General Hugo Siblesz / Permanent Court of Arbitration

Panel 1 : Developments in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (10:30 – 12:00)

  • Investment Mediation and the Model Instrument on Management of Investment Disputes (Dr. Alejandro Carballo Leyda / Energy Charter Secretariat)
  • UNCITRAL and ISDS reform (Prof. Hans van Houtte / KU Leuven)
  • Future Investor-State Dispute Settlement under the ECT (Thomas Nauta / Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch

Panel 2 : Modernizing the Substantive Provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty (13:00 – 15:00)

  • Investment: liberalization and protection of FDI in the energy sector (Dr. Richard Happ / Luther)
  • Renewable Energy Sources (Cees Verburg / University of Groningen)
  • Transit: Challenges in the Energy Charter Context (Dr. Yulia Selivanova / Independent Consultant)
  • Intra-EU Applicability of the ECT (Petra Nemeckova / Legal Service European Commission)
  • Modernization of the ECT and the Russian Federation (Dr. Sergey Seliverstov / Sokolov, Maslov and Partners)

15:00 – 15:30 – Coffee Break

Key Note Speech (15:30 – 16:15)

  • 15:30 – 16:15 – Key Note Speech by Graham Coop / Volterra Fietta: The Contribution of the Energy Charter Treaty to the development of International Investment Law - Past and Future
  • 16:15 – 16:30 Official Closure

16:30 – 18:00 Drinks Reception

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