We warmly invite you to participate in the Budapest Energy
Charter Forum, which will take place on Wednesday 7 October 2015. The Forum is
organised by the Energy Charter Secretariat and the Ministry of National Development
The Forum, entitled “Securing Energy Flows – Energy Union
and Beyond”, will focus on the proposed Energy Union and its impact for the
European Union and its external partners, on natural gas markets and
cross-border transport and transit as well as legal frameworks in regional
It will thus provide a platform to promote a reliable and
secure cross-border transit of energy through various legal frameworks and
instruments to address the most salient challenges stemming from cross-border
energy flows. The Forum will address the growing interdependency and
integration of the energy markets and the importance of ensuring cross-border
and transit flows of energy.
The discussions will revolve around three main sessions on:
• Energy Union: what
it means for the EU and external partners;
• Natural Gas
Markets: cross-border transport and transit; and
• Regional Electricity
Cooperation: legal framework.
The Forum will take place at Pesti Vigadó 2., Vigadó tér,
Budapest 1051, Hungary.
The language of the Forum will be English without
Participation is free of charge and by registration only and
will be limited to 100 people. Please note that the registration deadline is 5
If you require support for a Schengen entry visa, please
consult the ‘Logistical Note’ on the Forum website, where you can find all
For more information on the Budapest Energy Charter Forum,
please contact the Forum organisers Szilvia Anna Tóth or Martin Minárik.