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Meetings and correspondence between DG Trade and representatives of businesses on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)

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Dear Trade,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

1) A list of meetings since January 2018 between DG Trade officials and/or representatives (including the Commissioner and the Cabinet) and representatives of companies; representatives of business associations (including, but not exclusively, the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, Eurocoal, Eurogas, FuelsEurope, the International Association of Drilling Contractors, The International Gas Union, the World Coal Association, Gas Infrastructure Europe, Eurelectric, Cefic and BusinessEurope) or other organisations (including law firms) representing the interests of companies; in which the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) was discussed.

2) The minutes and other reports of these meetings

3) All correspondence (including emails, letters, phone conversations) since January 2018 between DG Trade officials and/or representatives (including the Commissioner and the Cabinet) and representatives of companies; representatives of business associations (including, but not exclusively, the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers, Eurocoal, Eurogas, FuelsEurope, the International Association of Drilling Contractors, The International Gas Union, the World Coal Association, Gas Infrastructure Europe, Eurelectric, Cefic and BusinessEurope) or other organisations (e.g law firms) representing the interests of companies; in which the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) was discussed.

Yours faithfully,
Thomas Dauphin
on behalf of Friends of the Earth Europe
26 rue d'Edimbourg
1050 Brussels
Belgium

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Dear Sir,
 
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