Seminars
The Quad Plus Think Tank Dialogue in Sydney, Australia, 20-21 February, 2019

The Quad Plus think tanks dialogue was held in Sydney from 20-21 Feb, 2019. Participants were the hosts Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), along with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), India, Japan Institute of International...

VIF-JINF Seminar on ‘India-Japan Partnership in an Uncertain Era’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a seminar on 6th February 2019 for a senior delegation visiting from Japan Institute of National Fundamentals (JINF) led by President Yoshiko Sakurai. The seminar was attended by senior re...

Seminar on ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Relevance of India’s Ancient Thinking to Contemporary Strategic Reality’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized an important seminar ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Relevance of India’s Ancient Thinking to Contemporary Strategic Reality’ in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations ...

Seminar on Challenges of Migration

Organised in the backdrop of Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 and its implications, the Seminar delved into such issues as citizenship by illegal means, serious social tensions created by it, and the genuine fear of the Assamese losing their iden...

BIMSTEC Think Tanks Dialogue on Regional Security

The first BIMSTEC Think Tanks Dialogue on Regional Security was held at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 13-14 November 2018. Delegates from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Sri Lanka and BIMSTEC Secretariat ...

National Workshop on ‘Earthquake Preparedness in India’

The VIF, the Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) organised the workshop when a number of leading experts from across the country came together to deliberate on topics such as ea...

Seminar on “Emerging India-Korea Relations: Convergence of India's Act East Policy and Korea's New Southern Policy" in collaboration with Embassy of Republic of Korea

The VIF, in collaboration with Embassy of the Republic of Korea in New Delhi, organised a seminar on “Emerging India-Korea Relations: Convergence of India's Act East Policy and Korea's New Southern Policy". The welcome remarks were delivered b...

Asian Buddhist Media Conclave – Mindful Communication for Conflict Avoidance and Sustainable Development

Organised by the International Buddhist Confederation in association with the VIF, and attended by luminary intellectuals like Dr Dhammapiya and Dr S Gurumurthy, the Conclave delved into the salience of mindful communication in conflict avoidanc...

‘Quad Plus’ Dialogue – Tokyo

A four-member team from the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) comprising Director, Dr. Arvind Gupta, Lt. Gen. Ravi Sawhney, Ambassador Anil Wadhwa and Dr. Harinder Sekhon participated in the Quad Plus Dialogue in Tokyo from March 4 to 6...

Seminar on Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, organised a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) on 10th January 2018. The AAGC initiative emerged from the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Japan in...

‘DARWINOMICS’ for India: Gross Domestic Knowledge of India

Talk by Umberto Sulpasso, Senior Fellow of Centre for Digital Future, University of Southern California, Los Angeles at the Conference at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 18 December 2017 Director Dr. Arvind Gupta,...

Conclave on River Basin Management

Following the path breaking interventions for ‘Doubling the Farmers’ Incomes’, brainstorming workshop held at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi from 15-16 March 2017, a second Conclave on River Basin Management was orga...

Joint Training on Cyber Security by Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) : ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop for Teachers of Indian Air Force Schools

In pursuance of one of its tasks of Information Security and creating awareness of the threats and vulnerabilities of operating in the virtual world, particularly amongst the children, VIF and TCS (ignite) entered into an agreement to conduct sp...

The Joint India-China-U.S. Trilateral on Cyberspace Cooperation, 16-17 November 2017

On November 16-17, the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS), the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and the East West Institute (EWI) co-hosted the first ‘Joint China-India-U.S. Trilateral on Cyberspace Cooperati...

Seminar on “India-China Relations and the Way Forward”

On 6 November 2017, the Vivekananda International Foundation and the Institute of Chinese Studies jointly held a joint seminar on the “India-China Relations and the Way Forward”. A delegation comprising of Prof. Zhao Bole, Prof. Lu Gang and ...

Discussion on China’s Emerging Global and Regional Strategy

Amb Ashok Kantha, India’s former Ambassador to China, led a round table session on ‘China’s Emerging Global and Regional Strategy’ at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 24 Aug 2017. India’s former Foreign Secretary Amb K...

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