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The Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization visits the Secretariat

On 11 July 2017, a delegation from the Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) visited the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels in order to explore avenues of cooperation between GEIDCO and the International Energy Charter. GEIDCO, is a China based organisation that supports firms and institutions in order to promote the sustainable development of energy on a large scale.

The GEIDCO delegation was headed by Dr Zheng Zhanghua, Representative of the GEIDCO-EU office and had a particularly strong interest in the role of the Energy Charter Treaty in energy investment and cross border energy infrastructure connectivity. This can be seen by the fact that the Energy Charter Treaty is the only multilateral framework covering all activities with no geographical restrictions. Energy Charter Assistant Secretary General Dr Masami Nakata and experts in energy Transit and Investment welcomed the delegation to discuss specific initiatives for further cooperation.