The Republic of Azerbaijan v. The Republic of Armenia

On 27 February 2023, the Republic of Azerbaijan served on the Republic of Armenia a Notice of Arbitration pursuant to Article 27 of the Energy Charter Treaty and the Arbitration Rules of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, 1976. The Permanent Court of Arbitration acts as Registry in this arbitration.  


Case information

Name(s) of Claimant(s) The Republic of Azerbaijan (- N/A -)
Name(s) of Respondent(s) The Republic of Armenia (- N/A -)
Names of Parties -
Case number 2023-65
Administering institution Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA)
Case status Pending
Type of case Inter-state arbitration
Subject matter or economic sector Energy Resources/Electricity Generation
Procedural rules UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules 1976 (as modified by the Parties and the Arbitral Tribunal)
Treaty or contract under which proceedings were commenced

Multilateral treaty
Energy Charter Treaty (ECT)

Language of Proceeding English
Seat of Arbitration (by Country) -
Arbitrator(s), Conciliator(s), Other Neutral(s)

Ms. Jean E. Kalicki (Presiding Arbitrator)

Professor Donald M. McRae

Professor Brigitte Stern 

Representatives of the Claimant(s)

Agent for Azerbaijan

H.E. Mr. Elnur Mammadov

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

 

Representatives for Azerbaijan

Ms. Natalie L. Reid

Mr. Jeffrey Sullivan KC

Dr. Conway Blake

Ms. Lisa Wang Lachowicz

Ms. Charlotte Bocage

DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON LLP

Representatives of the Respondent(s)

Agent for Armenia

H.E. Dr. Yeghishe Kirakosyan

Representative of The Republic of Armenia on International Legal Matters

 

Representatives for Armenia

Mr. Liparit Drmeyan

Mr. Aram Aramyan

Ms. Kristine Khanazadyan

OFFICE OF THE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ON INTERNATIONAL LEGAL MATTERS

 

Dr. Constantinos Salonidis

Mr. Joseph Klingler

Prof. Pierre d’Argent

Mr. Lawrence H. Martin

Mr. Peter Tzeng

Mr. Amir Ardelan Farhadi

Ms. Diem Huong Ho

FOLEY HOAG LLP

 

Ms. Alison MacDonald KC

ESSEX COURT CHAMBERS

 

Prof. Sean D. Murphy

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

Representatives of the Parties
Number of Arbitrators in case 3
Date of commencement of proceeding 27 February 2023
Date of issue of final award -
Length of Proceedings -
Additional notes -

Documents

Procedural Documents
Procedural Order No. 1