Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
Round Table on ‘Global Nuclear Developments and India’s Policy Challenges’ at the VIF on 08 Jan 2020

Opening Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

In today’s round table we intend to take stock of the global nuclear developments and identify the challenges for India and how it...

Vimarsh on ‘Swami Vivekananda and National Regeneration’ by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana on 13 Jan 2020

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to today’s Vimarsh talk on Swami Vivekananda and National Regeneration by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana. This talk is dedicated to the birth anniversary of...

Welcome remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, at the Vimarsh talk on the release of the book Politics of Opportunism by RNP Singh, 27 December 2019.

It is my great pleasure to welcome you all to today’s function to release Mr. RNP Singh’s latest book titled Politics of Opportunism: Regional Parties, Coalitions, Centre-State Relations...

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...

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...

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