Chinese and American security experts discussed U.S.-China confidence-building, non-proliferation and WMDs, and energy security in Sudan, Angola, and Nigeria.

The EWI delegation also met with China’s Assistant Foreign Minister Liu Jieyi and Vice Minister Zhang Zhijun of the Chinese Communist Party’s International Department, and engaged in a discussion with the Chinese foreign ministry on the future of Asian and European security. In addition, EWI delegates attended the first U.S.-China Forum on Sustainable Energy and the Environment, which was co-organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy and the Energy Research Institute of China’s National Development and Reform Commission and supported by EWI.

The first U.S.-China High Level Security Dialogue was held in June 2007 in Beijing.