Seminars
‘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...

Twenty-Five Years of India-Israel Relations: Achievements and prospects

In what could be seen as curtain-raising to the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s upcoming three-day visit to Israel, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of ...

VIF-Pathfinder Foundation: Discussion on India-Sri Lanka Bilateral Cooperation for Promoting Blue Economy

16-17 May 2017, the VIF and Pathfinder Foundation, Sri Lanka, jointly held a three-session Round Table Discussion on India-Sri Lanka bilateral cooperation. The focus was on promoting ‘blue economy’, relatively a new concept that focuses on s...

VIF-Sichuan University Dialogue on Sino-Indian Relations

Asix-member delegation from Chengdu-based Sichuan University (China), led by Yang Wenwu, Senior Professor and Deputy Director, Institute of South Asian Studies (Sichuan University), and comprising Mr. Zhen Bo, Assistant Director, Institute of So...

National Workshop on Doubling Farmers’ Income through Scaling-up

In sync with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of doubling farmers’ income by 2022 when the country completes its 75 years of independence, the VIF, in collaboration with ICRISAT (International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-...

‘Trilateral India-Japan-USA Dialogue’ - The Indo-Pacific, 17 February 2017

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with the US-based Hudson Institute and Japan Institute of National Fundamentals (JINF) organized a trilateral dialogue on 17 February 2017,February 17, 2017

Trincomalee Consultation, 16 – 17 Feb 2017, Colombo

The ‘Trincomalee Consultation 2017’, a Track 1.5 dialogue, was organized by the Pathfinder Foundation (Sri Lanka) in collaboration with Carnegie India to discuss the development of Trincomalee port as regional hub for the Bay of Bengal. The ...

Visit of Bangladesh Enterprises Institute (BEI) Delegation to the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF)

A high –powered delegation from Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) led by its President, Ambassador Farooq Sobhan, visited the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on the 1st of February 2017. The delegation included Amb. M. Humayun ...

Workshop on Internet Governance

Dr Gulshan Rai, (National Cyber Security Coordination Centre, or NCSC), Mr Sanjay Verma, Ministry of External Affairs, Mr. Samiran Gupta, India Head of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers or ICANN), among others, participated i...

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