Event Reports
05, 06 & 08 November 2018 - Certificate Programme on ‘Introduction to Indian Strategic Thinking’

A workshop on strategic and security approaches of India was conducted when 26 students from all walks of life, and all parts of India, attended to gain insights and awareness of India’s proud history, heritage and culture. Diverse topics like...

Talk on ‘Chinese Masters in India’ by Dr. Shashi Bala

During her third lecture Dr. Shasi Balas spoke on Chinese pilgrims who came to India in search of Buddhist sutra texts and to pay homage to the sacred land. She spoke about Chinese monks Faxian, Zuanxang, Yijing and relatively less-known...

National Workshop on ‘Earthquake Preparedness in India’

The VIF, the Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) organised the workshop when a number of leading experts from across the country came together to deliberate on topics such as...

Interaction with the Heritage Foundation (Washington DC, USA)

The brainstorming session was devoted to Indo-US bilateral relations, developments in the South China Sea and Indo-Pacific, stabilising South Asia, and US-China relations. In bilateral domain, strengthening US-India defence cooperation, and...

Seminar on “Emerging India-Korea Relations: Convergence of India's Act East Policy and Korea's New Southern Policy" in collaboration with Embassy of Republic of Korea

The VIF, in collaboration with Embassy of the Republic of Korea in New Delhi, organised a seminar on “Emerging India-Korea Relations: Convergence of India's Act East Policy and Korea's New Southern Policy". The welcome remarks were delivered by...

Talk by Ku. Nivedita Bhide, Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari on ‘Swami Vivekananda and his Contemporary Relevance’

In commemoration of 125 years of Swami Vivekananda’s famous Chicago speech, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, invited Sister Nivedita Raghunath Bhide, the Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari to dwell upon...

UIHC Lecture Series, ‘Indian Mode of Philosophising’ by Prof. S. R. Bhatt

The second talk of the VIF lecture series, ‘Understanding Indian History & Civilisation’ (UIHC) was delivered by Prof. S. R. Bhatt, Chairperson, Indian Council of Philosophical Research, on 10 October 2018. Prof Bhatt spoke on ‘Indian mode...

Interaction with the Delegation from the Prospect Foundation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the Prospect Foundation, Taipei. The delegation was led by Amb. Tan Sun Chen and comprised of Ms Kristy Tsun Tsu Hsu, Dr Mumin Chen, Dr Alvin Yao and Ms Annie Chen. Amb....

Navy Team Tarini at the Vivekananda International Foundation

Indian Naval Sailing Vessel Tarini (INSV Tarini) comprising six women officers of the Indian Navy circumnavigated the globe in 254 days. The voyage commenced on September 10, 2017 and was completed on May 21, 2018. The expedition was called ‘...

Interaction with the Visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interaction with a visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Mr. Sodyq Safoev, First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Delegation also included Mr. Akmal...

Interaction with the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC)

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the International Department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (IDCPC), led by Ms Huang Yihua, the Deputy Director General of Research Office of the...

Conference on ‘Enhancing India-Africa Cooperation’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised a Conference on ‘Enhancing India-Africa Cooperation’ as a bilateral initiative with an objective to enhance growth and connectivity between India and Africa.

Interaction with Myanmar Delegation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organised an interaction with a Myanmar delegation led by Gen. U Aung Min and comprising of five other members of Peace Development Foundation of Myanmar. Gen. U Aung Min, formerly a Minister and...

Vimarsha: Talk by Shri Swami Avdheshanand Giri ji Maharaj, Acharya Mahamandaleshwar of the Juna Akhara on ‘Desh, Samaj aur Vyakti’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi, hosted its monthly event, Vimarsha, on in the commemoration of 125th years of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Speech. The topic was ‘Desh, Samaj aur Vyakti’ and to speak on the topic, Swami...

Release of Shri RNP Singh’s Book, 'Sardar Patel, Unifier of Modern India', by Shri Ajit Doval, KC (National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India)

Shri RNP Singh’s book “Sardar Patel, Unifier of Modern India” was launched by Shri Ajit Doval, KC, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India, on the 4th of September, 2018 at the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF). The...

US Ambassador’s Visit to the Vivekananda International Foundation

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted His Excellency Kenneth Juster, the United States Ambassador to India, on 31 August 2018. Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF welcomed the Ambassador to the interaction that was attended by former...

Contact Us