Event Reports
Release of the ‘Policy Recommendations by Quadripartite Commission on the Indian Ocean Regional Security’

Recognising that stability and security in the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is extremely important for peace, prosperity and sustainable development of the international society, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) Japan, SPF USA, National Security...

Brainstorming Session on ‘India-China Relations: Global, Regional and Bilateral Context including Future Trajectory’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Brainstorming Session on ‘India-China Relations: Global, Regional and Bilateral Context including Future Trajectory’ on 20 August 2018. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director, VIF, delivered the...

Book Release, ‘Who Should Say Sorry for Two Millennia of Injustices’, authored by Ambassador Surendra Kumar

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a book release function for the release of the book, ‘Who Should Say Sorry For Two Millennia of Injustices’, penned by Ambassador Surendra Kumar, who has served in Indian missions in L...

Talk on ‘Indian Scholars in China: Voyages for Cultural Advancement’

Dr. Shashi Bala, Dean, Centre of Indology, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, gave a talk on ‘Indian Scholars in China: Voyages for Cultural Advancement’ at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 13 Aug 2018. This was the second in a lecture...

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

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted its monthly event, Vimarsha, On 8 August 2018, the topic being, ‘Technology for Sustainable Development’ and talk delivered by Professor M. Jagadesh Kumar, Hon'ble Vice-Chance...

Interaction with the Sichuan University Delegation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a Chinese delegation from Sichuan University, Chengdu, on 07 August 2018. The delegation was led by Associate Prof. Zeng Xiangyu and comprised of Associate Prof. Liu Jiawei, Zhang Chunyan, Zo...

UIHC Lecture Series, ‘Dharma & Ecology’ by Dr. Pankaj Jain

The first in a new VIF lecture series ‘Understanding Indian History & Civilisation’ was a talk on ‘Dharma and Ecology’ by Dr. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy & Religion, University of North Texas, USA. Dr. Arvi...

Bangladesh Tariqat Federation Party Delegation’s visit to the VIF

VIF hosted an interaction with a three-member delegation of Bangladesh Tariqat Federation Party (BTF) and members of the Awami league led 14 party alliance. The discussions centred around the trend of a particular section of Bangladesh’s poli...

Conference on ‘Assessing India’s Connectivity with its Neighbourhood’

The VIF, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised a conference on ‘Assessing India’s Connectivity with its Neighborhood’ with the participation of industry, intelligentsia and policy makers. ...

Talk by Mr Jeremy England on ‘Humanitarian Perspectives on Global Security Trends - International Committee of the Red Cross’s (ICRC) View and its Approach in India’

Mr Jeremy England, Head of regional delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) based in New Delhi, delivered a talk about ICRCs perspective about its functioning in India as well as worldwide humanitarian operations. The regi...

Kashmir - Engagement of Youth through Sports

A talk by Mr Waheed-Ur Rehman Para was organised at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on July 30, 2018. Mr Waheed who is active in the political and social scene in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, provided a firsthand review of the stat...

Prof Tai Ming Cheung’s Talk, ‘Understanding China's Progress in the Development of its Defence and Strategic Science, Technology and Innovation Capabilities’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted Prof Tai Ming Cheung, an Associate Professor at the School and Director of the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), University of California. The talk was on ‘Understanding ...

Vimarsha: A Talk by Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, on ‘Urbanisation in India: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities’

Eminent speakers have addressed the public on varied subjects of importance to the nation and society from the Vimarsha platform. Keeping with this monthly tradition, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) invited Shri Hardeep Singh Puri...

Visit of Delegation from the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) to China

A VIF Delegation comprising of Director, Dr. Arvind Gupta, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney, Ambassador Anil Wadhwa and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) representative at Shanghai, Sh Madhav Sharma, visited China from 16th-18th of July....

Discussion by H.E. Hamza Yahia- Cherif, Algerian Ambassador, on ‘De-radicalisation in Algeria- A Success Story’

The Ambassador recounted as to how the nation’s youth’s efforts to bring constitutional democracy and freedom was diverted by radicalization, and the sufferings that was inflicted by it upon the society. Explaining the mayhem brought about b...

Book Discussion: ‘Naxalite Movement in India’ and Review of Present Status of LWE Movement, at the Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi

A programme on the current status of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) movement in India, based on the book “Naxalite Movement of India”, authored by Shri Prakash Singh, noted expert on internal security, former DG BSF and former DG Uttar Pradesh, w...

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