Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
Swami Vivekananda’s Message to the Youth, ‘Youth, Peace Building and Non-violent Communication’, Keynote Address by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, the VIF, at the Malviya Centre for Peace Research, Banaras Hindu University, 31 March, 2018

Vice Chancellor Sh Bhatnagar, Head of UNESCO’s Education Department in India, Distinguished Participants, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I would like to thank Prof. Priyankar Upadhayaya, UNESCO...

Public Address by His Excellency H.E. Mr Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Foreign Minister, Arab Republic of Egypt, at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, Thursday, 22 March 2018

Welcome Address by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

H.E. Mr. Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Foreign Minister of Arab Republic of Egypt, H.E. Ambassador Hatem Tageldin, Members of...

Vimarsh: Talk by General Bipin Rawat, ‘The Changing Security Environment : The Role of Indian Army’, at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 12 March, 2018

Opening Remarks of Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

Gen Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff, Admiral Nayyar, Chairman, Board of Trustees of the VIF, Distinguished Guests,...

Punjab University Seminar on Pakistan: Pakistan Challenge to India (27 February 2018)

Key note address by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi

Thank you for inviting me to speak to this gathering of experts,...

Vimarsh: Talk by Dr SK Pattanayak, Agriculture Secretary, Government of India on ‘Ensuring Food Security for India’, at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, 15 Feb 2018

Welcome Remarks by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

I would like to welcome our esteemed guest and distinguished audience to this VIMARSH series of lectures which Vivekananda...

Gujarat National Law University (GNLU) Seminar, 14 Feb 2018: ‘Protecting National Security in the midst of Global Challenges: Legal Dimensions’

Keynote Address by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

Thank you very much for inviting me to participate in this trilateral India-France-Germany Seminar on ‘Protecting...

“Exploring Emerging Opportunities for India in South East Asia”, Address by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF, at the Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC), Guwahati Foundation Day, 31 January, 2018

At the outset, I wish to thank the organisers for inviting me to the Vivekananda Kendra Institute of Culture (VKIC) to deliver the Foundation Day Address.

Vimarsh: Talk on Sister Nivedita’s Thought on Nationalism, Nationhood, Education and its Relevance in Contemporary Times, by Pravrajika Divyanandaprana, at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, 24 January, 2018

Opening Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF

In today’s Vimarsh series of lectures, we have with us प्रवराजिका दिव्यानंदप्राणा जी to speak to us on Sister Nivedita’s...

National Seminar: South Asia Studies Centre, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, 22 January 2018

‘Changing Dynamics of India’s Security: Domestic and External Dimensions’ - Keynote Address by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, New Delhi

I would like to thank the...

Talk on ‘Changing World Order, India’s Aspirations and World View’, College of Defence Management, Secundrabad, Annual Seminar 2017-18: Military Effectiveness in India, 18 January 2018

Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF

That world order is changing is visible to everyone. We are living in the transition phase in which older institutions and older rules are...

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