Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
BIMSTEC Think Tanks Meeting, at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 27-29 Nov 2019

Welcome Remarks by the Director, VIF

Amb PS Raghavan, Chairman NSAB, Excellency Mr. M Shahidul Islam, Secretary General of BIMSTEC, Ambassador Virander Paul, Joint Secretary (BIMSTEC,...

Synergia Conclave, ‘Future of War and Conflic’, Bangalore, 17-19 October 2019

Talk by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF
Introduction

The main drivers of the future conflicts will be geopolitics, economics, technology and identity. On all these fronts, there...

Panel Discussion at Synergia Conclave, ‘How India is Meeting its Neighbourhood Challenge’, Bengaluru, 17-19 Oct 2019

Talk by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF
Introduction

Shared history, culture, geography, common boundaries, the legacy of the colonial rule, and economic linkages are some of the...

Strategic Panel Discussion, ‘The Unique 2nd Informal Modi-Xi Jinping Summit’, 10 Oct 2019

Opening Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta

Wuhan summit 27-28 Apr 2018 was an attempt on both side to repair the relationship that have suffered following the Doklam crisis in Jun 2017. It was...

Talk to the 68th Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats, on ‘India’s National Security & Challenges’ at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI), 09 Oct 2019, by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi

A multipolar world is taking shape

Global security environment is changing rapidly. Soon after the end of the Cold War in 1989, the USSR collapsed in 1991 thereby ending the bipolar...

Vimarsh: ‘Indraprastha - a Capital Journey’, 14 Oct 2019

Welcome Remarks by the Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

Dear friends,

I welcome you all to today’s Vimarsh panel discussion on the theme of Indraprastha A capital journey. It is a...

VIF-IIS-British High Commission Conference, ‘India-UK Maritime Cooperation in the Indian Ocean, 17 Oct 2019

Welcome Remarks by Dr Gupta Director, VIF

I would like to welcome His Excellency the British High Commissioner and the Vice Chief of Joint Staff, to this Conference on India-UK Maritime...

Special Lecture during the Session on ‘Maritime Conflict and Co-Operation in Indo Pacific’, by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, at the JNU, 20 Sep 2019

Thank you for inviting me to this national conference on theme of ‘India-US-China: Emerging Strategic Equations’. It is good to see a conference, which looks at India-US-China in a triangular...

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