International Relations and Diplomacy
Prof Tai Ming Cheung’s Talk, ‘Understanding China's Progress in the Development of its Defence and Strategic Science, Technology and Innovation Capabilities’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Prof Tai Ming Cheung, an Associate Professor at the School and Director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), University of California. The talk was on ‘Understanding ...

Discussion by H.E. Hamza Yahia- Cherif, Algerian Ambassador, on ‘De-radicalisation in Algeria- A Success Story’

The Ambassador recounted as to how the nation’s youth’s efforts to bring constitutional democracy and freedom was diverted by radicalization, and the sufferings that was inflicted by it upon the society. Explaining the mayhem brought about b...

Interaction with the South Korean Delegation

The VIF hosted a delegation from South Korea led by Mr. Lee Jung Deuk. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, welcomed and delivered the opening remarks. Lt. Gen. Ravi Sawhney and Brigadier Vinod Anand attended the deliberations. The interaction was fo...

Round Table Discussion on Iran Nuclear Deal and its Implications on India

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held a Round Table Discussion on “The Iran Nuclear deal and the Implications for India”. Former Ambassadors to the US, Iran and Middle East were invited to participate in this discussion for th...

Interaction with the Visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized an interaction with the Visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Mr. Akmal Burkhanov, Director of Development Strategy Center (DSC) and Member of Parliament, Uzbekistan. The senior-leve...

Interaction with Delegation from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV) from Hanoi on May 15, 2018. The delegation was led by Dr. Tran Viet Thai, Director General, Department of Policy Planning, Vietnam Minist...

Round Table on ‘Wuhan Informal Summit: Implications for India’

A Round Table Discussion on the Modi-Xi Jinping Informal Summit at Wuhan and its implications was organised at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF). Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, chaired the discussion. The Round Table was attended ...

Round Table Meeting with H.E. Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of the European Union to India, on ‘European Union – India Relations and a Way Forward’

The European Union's (EU) Ambassador to India and Bhutan Tomasz Kozlowski participated in a high-level Roundtable meeting on the growing engagement between the EU and India. His speech covered the positive development of relations in recent year...

Interaction with Chinese delegation on ‘India-China Relations in the New Era’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Round Table Discussion with a delegation from the China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) on ‘India-China Relations in the New Era’ - after China’s 19th People’s Politica...

Round Table Discussion on ‘Asia-Africa Growth Corridor’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC), a multilateral initiative with an objective to enhance growth and connectivity between Asia and Africa. It focuses on ...

Discussion on ‘India’s Security Concerns in the Indo-Pacific’

On 9th April 2018, The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) held a round table discussion on India’s security concerns in the Indo-Pacific. The panelists were Ambassador Rajiv Sikri, Ambassador Kanwal Sibal and Captain Gurpreet Khurana. ...

Roundtable Discussion on ‘India-China Relations’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Round Table Discussion on ‘India-China Relations: Global, Regional and Bilateral Context’, including the economic issues. The speakers at the Round Table were:-

  1. Amb. Asho...

Interaction with Visiting Chinese Press Delegation

On 2nd April, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted twelve senior journalists and editors from China. These were senior editors and correspondents from reputed Chinese media outlets like the CCTV, Caixin, Global Times and ...

Interaction with India-Japan Friendship Exchange Council (FEC) Delegation from Tokyo, Japan

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a distinguished delegation from India-Japan Friendship Exchange Council (FEC) from Tokyo during their 11th visit to India. The delegation was led by Mr Kenichi Watanabe, Vice Chairman of FEC,...

Talk on Chinese Economy by Dr. Ananth Nageshwaran

On March 16th, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted the Singapore based Dr. Ananth Nageshwaran, a Distinguished Fellow at VIF. Dr. Nageshwaran gave a presentation on the current situation of the Chinese economy. Dr. Arvind Gupta, D...

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