Dr. Neha Shina is working as a Research Fellow at ICWA. She has worked as an Associate Fellow with the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) from Nov. 2016 to Jan 2020. She did her Graduation and Masters in Political Science from Delhi University. She has a specialisation in the African region and has completed her MPhil. and PhD from the Center for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi India.

Contributions 
उत्तरी मोजाम्बिक में बढ़ता आतंकवादी खतरा दि रिपब्लिक ऑफ मोजाम्बिक 2017 से ही बढ़ते आतंकवादी हमलों का गवाह रहा है। पहला आतंकवादी हमला मोजाम...

The Rising Terrorist Threat in Northern Mozambique The Republic of Mozambique since 2017 has witnessed a rise in terrorist attacks. The country witnessed its first attack on 5th October 2017 in a small town of Mocimboa da Praia - which lies in the Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique1. Sinc...

Key Developments in Africa in 2019 The year 2019 bore witness to multiple developments which dotted the continent and may lead to not only an impact in the immediate times but also have far-reaching impact on the society and polity of African nations. Peaceful Transition of Po...

Gandhi and Mandela - Timeless Legends On the occasion of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela, it is significant to look into the lives of these two prominent leaders. In addition, their interaction with people in Africa deserves spe...

ऑपरेशन सहायता: भारतीय नौसेना ने ज़रूरत के समय की अफ्रीका की मदद मोजांबिक पर कैटेगरी 4 के चक्रवात ‘इदई’ की गाज गिरने के बाद यह चक्रवात महाद्वीप में और भी चला गया, ...

VIF Papers 
An Overview of Indian Diaspora in Africa: Implications for India … Indian community residing in Africa is very special as it has contributed its skills to the development of the country of adoption, and is integrated with the indigenous populace ... they have retained their emotional,cultural and spiritual links...

VIF Briefs 
African Continental Free Trade Area to Boost the Continent’s Economy “… political will of African governments must be backed by efforts to materialise what nations have agreed upon … there is a dire need to effectively implement the agreement under the guidance of good leadership in order to ensure that the ob...

India and UN Peace keeping Operations in South Sudan ... India has had an extensive experience in resolving conflicts in nations both internally and regionally and has the potential to become an influential player in Africa especially, in South Sudan. ... India’s first-hand knowledge and efforts rega...

Event Reports 
Report on the Visit of Professor Kenneth Matengu, Vice Chancellor of the University of Namibia to VIF The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Professor Kenneth Matengu, Vice Chancellor of University of Namibia (UNAM), on 1St October 2019. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, and the Professor discussed the warm and cordial relationship that...

Conference on ‘India's Foreign Policy towards African Continent in the 21st Century: Prospects for Cooperation’ Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a conference on ‘India's Foreign Policy towards African Continent in the 21st Century: Prospects for Cooperation’ on 20th November, 2019. The delegation consisted of ten Ambassadors and High Co...

Outreach 
Victory for the Horn of Africa: Abiy Ahmed Published in Daily pioneer on 17 October 2019....

MOZAMBIQUE-INDIA RELATIONS: A PERENNIAL BOND Published in Diplomacy and Beyond Plus on 18th July 2019...

India-South Africa Diplomatic Relations: An Everlasting Bond Published in in Diplomacy and Beyond on 30th April 2019....

रशियाचे आफ्रिकेत पुनरागमन Published in ORF Marathi series on 30 March 2019....

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