A dozen African countries are in the process of joining the Energy Charter Treaty. European states pay for the campaign to convince countries in the global South to join a treaty that lets foreign companies sue them in international tribunals. Yemen made it just before the decision was taken to … Read more "Disputed energy pact recruits developing countries"
The Energy Charter Treaty is an international agreement that offers protection of foreign investments in the energy sector. One of its key features is that it allows companies and foreign investors to sue states under a system of international arbitration. Read more "Explainer: How the Energy Charter Treaty works"