Event Reports
Seminar on Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, organised a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on the Asia-Africa Growth Corridor (AAGC) on 10th January 2018. The AAGC initiative emerged from the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Japan in...

Book Discussion, ‘Sharpening the Arsenal: India’s Evolving Nuclear Deterrence Policy’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) arranged a panel discussion on 08 Jan 2018 over a recently published book ‘Sharpening the Arsenal: India’s Evolving Nuclear Doctrine’ (HarperCollins, 2017), authored by eminent defence expert, Brig...

Round Table Discussion on India’s Nuclear Diplomacy

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on “India’s Nuclear Diplomacy” on 20 December 2017. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, moderated the session. The speakers of the round table included Amb....

Vimarsha: ‘Making Healthcare Affordable’, Talk by Dr. Devi Shetty

The VIF invited the noted cardiac surgeon, Dr. Devi Shetty, Founder and Chairman of Narayana Group of Hospitals, for a talk on ‘Making Healthcare Affordable’, followed by an interactive session. The talk was held under the auspices of Vimarsha...

‘DARWINOMICS’ for India: Gross Domestic Knowledge of India

Talk by Umberto Sulpasso, Senior Fellow of Centre for Digital Future, University of Southern California, Los Angeles at the Conference at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), 18 December 2017 Director Dr. Arvind Gupta, Chairman and Dr....

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...

H.E. Mr. Sergey V Lavrov, Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Russian Federation, delivers the First Kadakin Memorial Lecture at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi, 11 December 2017

His Excellency Sergey V Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, delivered the First Kadakin Memorial Lecture at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 11 December 2017, to a select gathering that comprised...

2nd Meeting of Head of Think-Tanks of India and Russia, New Delhi, 04 Dec 2017

Session on ‘Strategic Partnership between India and Russia in the Backdrop of the Changing Landscape of World Order’ Dr Arvind Gupta, Director, Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, chaired a session titled ‘Strategic...

Conclave on River Basin Management

Following the path breaking interventions for ‘Doubling the Farmers’ Incomes’, brainstorming workshop held at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi from 15-16 March 2017, a second Conclave on River Basin Management was organized...

Joint Training on Cyber Security by Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) : ‘Train the Trainers’ Workshop for Teachers of Indian Air Force Schools

In pursuance of one of its tasks of Information Security and creating awareness of the threats and vulnerabilities of operating in the virtual world, particularly amongst the children, VIF and TCS (ignite) entered into an agreement to conduct...

Book Discussion: “Securing India, the Modi Way”, authored by Nitin Gokhale, 24 Nov 2017

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a round table discussion on 24 Nov 2017, to discuss the book, ‘Securing India, the Modi Way’, authored by Nitin Gokhale, senior journalist and a member of the VIF’s faculty. The book...

The Joint India-China-U.S. Trilateral on Cyberspace Cooperation, 16-17 November 2017

On November 16-17, the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS), the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) and the East West Institute (EWI) co-hosted the first ‘Joint China-India-U.S. Trilateral on Cyberspace...

Round Table Discussion on Afghanistan

A Round Table Discussion (RTD) on Afghanistan’s current situation and the way forward was held at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 15 Nov 2017. The panel of discussants included a broad array of security and foreign policy...

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