The Fourth National Maritime Foundation (NMF) - Academy for World Watch (AWW) Dialogue: ‘China-India Maritime Cooperation: Opportunities, Challenges and Maritime Confidence Building Measures’ (CBMs), 24 Aug 2018

Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

I would like to thank the National Maritime Foundation for inviting me to the fourth NMF-AWW Bilateral dialogue on the broader theme of the India...

Asian Buddhist Media Conclave on ‘Mindful Communication for Conflict Avoidance and Sustainable Development’, at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, 27-28 Aug 2018

Welcome Address by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

Ven Dr Dhammapiya, Secretary-General, International Buddhist Confederation (IBC), Admiral KK Nayyar, Chairman, VIF, Sh S Gurumurthy, Vice...

Release of ‘Quadripartite Commission Report on Indian Ocean Security’, at the Vivekananda International Foundation, 22 Aug 2018

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

Amb Kanwal Sibal, Mr. Hideki Asari, Minister (Political Affairs) Embassy of Japan in India, Mr Nobuo Tanaka, Vice Adm Anil Chopra, Dr...

Visit of Sichuan University delegation to the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 07 Aug 2018

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

It gives me great pleasure to welcome the delegation of academics from Sichuan University. We are pleased to note that your delegation...

Vimarsha: Talk on ‘Technology for Sustainable Development’, by Prof M Jagadesh Kumar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 08 Aug 2018

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF


I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of you. Today we have with us Prof M Jagadesh Kumar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor...

Talk by Mr Jeremy England, Head, Regional Delegation of the International Committee, ICRC on ‘Humanitarian Perspectives on Global Security Trends’, 01 Aug 2018

Opening Remarks by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

Dear friends,

It’s a great pleasure for me to welcome you all to a talk by Mr Jeremy England, Head of the Regional Delegation of...

Talk by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, on ‘India Needs a Proactive Approach to the Indo-Pacific’, at the Society of Indian Ocean Studies, 31 July 2018


After a long while, the India of Indo-Pacific as a geo-strategic concept is shaping up. This is the direct result of the increasing connectivity of the two vast dynamic...

Inaugural Session of the Conference ‘Assessing India’s Connectivity with its Neighbourhood’, 03 Aug 2018

Welcome remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

Hon'ble Minister of Petroleum, Dr Dharmendra Pradhan, Admiral KK Nayyar, Chairman VIF, Director General Confederation of Indian Industry...

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