Interactions
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,...

Brainstorming Session on ‘India-Bhutan Relations and the Chinese Factor’

A brainstorming session on ‘India-Bhutan Relations and the Chinese Factor’ was conducted on 19 March, 2018. Director VIF, Dr. Arvind Gupta, delivered the opening remarks and laid out the context of India-Bhutan situation in the light of the ...

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...

Interaction of Brig V Anand of the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, with students of MIT School of Government, Pune

On March 12, 2018, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a group of teachers and students from the MIT School of Government, Pune. The session was chaired by Brig Vinod Anand. The other members on the panel were Shri RNP Singh (Senio...

Interaction with Dr. James M. Dorsey on ‘Review of Major Conflicts in West Asia and the Way Forward’

On Mar 10th, 2018, Members of the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) faculty had an interactive session with Dr James M. Dorsey, Senior Fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), discussing together major conflicts in ...

Interaction with Dr Sushmit Kumar on India’s Potential to become a Super Power

On 01 Mar 2018, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) invited Dr Sushmit Kumar, author of “The Modernisation of Islam and the Creation of a Multipolar World Order” (Booksurge, January 2008) for a discussion that hinged on exploring ...

A talk on ‘Netaji's Contribution to the Freedom Moment’ by Dr. Kalyan De

On 10 February 2017, Dr. Kalyan De, a US-based Netaji enthusiast and engineer by profession, delivered a refreshingly insightful talk on Netaji Subash Chandra Bose’s inimitable contribution to India’s freedom struggle. Quoting extensively fr...

Interaction with ASEAN Journalists

On January 23, 2018, The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted an interaction with visiting senior journalists from the ten of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapor...

Interaction with Prof Syyed Mohd Kazem Sajjadpour, President, Iranian Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS)

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized an interaction with Prof Syyed Mohd Kazem Sajjadpour, President of the Iranian Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), on 16 January 2018. He was accompanied by a senior-...

A talk by Dr RB Grover on Nuclear Industry in India

On January 11, 2017, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a talk by Dr. Ravi Grover, Member, Atomic Energy Commission and Former Director, Homi Bhabha National Institute. The talk was moderated by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, ...

Talk by Professor Umberto Sulpasso on 'Gross Domestic Knowledge Product' in the context of India

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a talk by Professor Umberto Sulpasso on 18 December 2017 on Global Domestic Knowledge Product (GDKP) and its significance to India. The other panellists were Dr Rajiv Kumar (Vice-Chairman, NITI ...

Interaction with Visiting South Korean Delegation of Sejong Institute

The Vivekananda International Foundation held a maiden interaction with an eminent delegation of Sejong Institute from South Korea on 18 December 2017. The interaction explored various facets of current global, regional and bilateral dynamics be...

Interaction with HE Queen Imaria Worlu, the High Commissioner of Nigeria to India

Her Excellency Queen Imaria Worlu, the High Commissioner of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to India, was invited to a discussion on ‘Strengthening and upgrading India-Nigeria relations: the way forward’, held at the Vivekananda Internationa...

Interaction with H.E. Mr Daniel Carmon, Ambassador of Israel to India

In the run up to Indian Prime Minister Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s much-awaited visit to Israel, the VIF hosted, on May 18, 2017, H.E. Mr. Daniel Carmon, Israel’s Ambassador to India, for a bilateral discussion on issues of mutual int...

Interaction with H.E. Dr. Sau Mohammad Al-Sati, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to India

The VIF was privileged to host H.E. Dr. Sau Mohammad Al-sati, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in India, for bilateral talks on 03 May 2017. The interaction began with General NC Vij, Director, VIF, highlighting the growing trajectory of India-Saudi A...

Interaction with a visiting Delegation from Fudan University, China

A four-member delegation of Fudan University (China), led by Prof. Zhang Yi, Executive Vice Director, Fudan Development Institute (China), and comprising Prof. Sun Lijian, Prof. Shen Dingli, and Prof. Lin Minwang as members of the delegation, vi...

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