Interactions
Indo-Bangladesh Bilateral Dialogue

A three member Bangladesh delegation led by former foreign secretary Chowdhury highlighted several of the positive developments along with the outstanding issues that remain between the two neighbours. Views on issues of connectivity corridors, ...

Interaction with Bangladesh Delegation

A delegation of 17 young Members of Bangladesh Parliament interacted with the VIF faculty covering a wide gamut of bilateral issues. While acknowledging India’s interest in generation of many infrastructure development and small development p...

‘Dealing with India’s Cyber-security Challenges’, Interaction with Dr Prasanna Mulgaonkar, CEO Cloud Raxak Inc.

The VIF invited Dr Prasanna Mulgaonkar, CEO, ‘Cloud Raxak’, to an interactive discussion on measures to deal with cyber-security challenges in cyber space, particularly in context to India. The important points have been highlighted in subse...

UIHC Lecture Series, ‘Debates on Ancient India’ by Prof. Dilip K Chakrabarti

Prof. Dilip K. Chakrabarti, recently awarded with the honour of ‘Padma Shree’, Professor Emeritus of South Asian Archaeology, University of Cambridge and Distinguished Fellow, VIF, gave a talk on ‘Debates on Ancient India’, as part of th...

Interaction with the Tsinghua University, Beijing

The VIF hosted a 23 member delegation from the Tsinghua University, Beijing on 30 January 2019. The delegation was visiting India as a part of O. P. Jindal Global University-Tsinghua India Immersion Programme. Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, delivere...

Vivekananda International Foundation’s (VIF) Interaction with Maldives Delegation

On 29th of January 2019, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interaction with a delegation from the Maldives. The Maldives’ delegation was led by Mohamed Jameel Ahmed, former Vice President of the Maldives. Other members o...

Interaction with Delegation from Vietnam National University

The VIF scholars discussed the salient points of India-Vietnam bilateral relations, India’s Act East Policy, the Indo-Pacific perspective, Indo-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, defense cooperation and people-to-people understanding...

Interaction with Delegation from Research Institute of Indian Ocean Economies, Kunming, China

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the Research Institute of Indian Ocean Economies (RIIO), Kunming, China, led by Prof. Zhu Cuiping and comprised of Dr Liu Peng, Dr Li Yanfang and Dr Zhong Ai. The. Dr Arvind...

Interaction with the China Institute of Maritime Economy and Technology

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the China Institute of Maritime Economy, Beijing, by Mr. Zhijun Yang, the other members of the delegation were Mr. Bin Li, Mr. Yu Wang and Mr. Yang Bo. The opening remarks ...

Interaction with Prof. Wang Dong, Secretary General, Pangoal Institution, Beijing

On 14 January 2019, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Prof. Wang Dong, Secretary-General, Pangoal Institution, Beijing. The Prof. exchanged ideas on the potential for enhanced India-China cooperation with the VIF faculty and ...

Interaction with Hon'ble Jason Clare, MP, Australia

The interaction with the Member of Parliament and Shadow Minister of Trade and Investment covered a gamut of issues impacting the regional and Indo-Australia bilateral relations and importance of economic component in strategic relations....

Interaction with Prof. John Lee

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Prof. John Lee of the Hudson Institute, Washington, who spoke on ‘Responding to China's Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping’. Dr Arvind Gupta delivered the opening remarks. ...

Interaction with Iranian Delegation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interactive session with an Iranian delegation represented by Seyed Mohammd Kazem Sajjadpour, the President of Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), a think-tank based ...

Interaction with Mr Jérôme Bonnafont, Ex-French Ambassador to India

The Head of the Department of Middle East and North Africa in the French Government spoke on China's Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping, demographics in the Middle East and realities of terrorism and war. He said that fighting terrorism has been on...

Interaction with Delegation from the Korean National Diplomatic Academy (KNDA) and the Korean Institute of National Unification (KINU)

The interaction was devoted to the issues having bearing on India-South Korea bilateral relations and the regional order. The Indian side explained its position and apprehensions towards China’s Belt and Road Initiative violating India’s sov...

Impact of Global Economy on Geopolitics - Implications for India

A Panel Discussion at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) was organized on December 11, 2018, on the subject of ‘Impact of Global Economy on Geopolitics: Implications for India’. The panel comprised of eminent economists - Dr Arvi...

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