Between 30 June and 1 July 2016, the Energy Charter Secretary General Dr Urban Rusnák was in Beijing to attend the 2nd G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting. He had brief discussions with National Energy Administration Administrator Nuer Baikeli and recently appointed Deputy Administrator Li Fanrong in the margins of the Meeting. Between 2-3 July 2016, the Secretary General also held related bilateral meetings with other Chinese partners such as the National Energy Administration, the Energy Research Institute and the Chinese Electricity Council. The main issues discussed included the establishment of a research center dedicated to the research of Energy Charter related topics and the promotion of distributed electricity generation. Additionally, the Secretary General also gave a closing speech at the Global Energy Security Forum organised by the Chinese Academy of Social Science.