Laying the Foundations for Energy Transit Rules: an Energy Charter Protocol on Transit
Article from: OGEL 5 (2003), in International Law & Regulations / Law of the Sea
This paper goes back in time to the start of the negotiations of a protocol on transit that the Contracting Parties to the Energy Charter Treaty decided to launch in 1999. It merely offers a trigger to further debate on the text of the protocol once it is signed by the Contracting Parties. It also intends to serve as a backdrop to better understand the reasons why the Contracting Parties decided to embark on the drafting of an additional protocol to the Energy Charter Treaty. As the protocol is closely interlinked with the existing provisions of the Energy ...