Conference on Revisiting India's Response Mechanism Challenges and Way Forward

A one day Conference on 'Revisiting India's Disaster Response Mechanism : Challenges and Way Forward' was organized by the VIF in collaboration with Policy Perspectives Foundation (PPF) on May 6, 2016. Shri KirenRijiju, Hon'ble Minister of State for Home Affairs inaugurated the conference.

Round Table Discussion on Situation in Kashmir and the Way Forward

In continuation of a series of dialogues and conferences held over the years on Kashmir, a Round Table Discussion was arranged at the VIF when some of the prominent voices on Kashmir - Mr KM Singh, Air Vice Mshl Kapil Kak, Dr Sudhir S Bloeria, Ms Seema Mustafa, Dr Shujjat Bukhari and Prof Gul Wani, among others

Round Table Discussion on Efficacy of India’s Nuclear Doctrine

A Round Table Discussion on the ‘Efficacy of India’s Nuclear Doctrine in the Context of Pakistan’s Tactical Nuclear Weapons’ (TNWs) was held at the VIF. It began with a presentation by Brig Gurmeet Kanwal, Visiting Fellow, VIF, to outline the characteristics of TNWs

Round Table Discussion on Deep-Water Gas Pipeline

Dr T N Rao, on behalf of South Asia Gas Enterprise Private Ltd (SAGE), a consortium led by the Indian Siddho Mal Group, laid out a presentation for the VIF faculty on building a deep-water, trans-national, natural gas pipeline system from the Middle East to India.

Round Table Discussion on Economy

Noting apprehensions of another round of recession in global economy being triggered by China’s economic slowdown, the VIF organised a discussion led by three leading economists on the state of India’s economy.

Conference on Internet Governance

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Minister of Information Technology (IT), Electronics, and Law & Justice, Government of India, Ms. Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEIT)

Conference on ‘Communicating India’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with Prasar Bharati, Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library and University of Westminster (UK), held a day-long conference on ‘Communicating India’.

India-Russia 70: VIF-RIAC Bilateral Dialogue and the Way Forward

With India and Russia barely two weeks away from celebrating their 70 years of bilateral ties, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), in collaboration with Moscow-based think tank Russian International affairs Council (RIAC)

VIF Delegation in Washington DC

A delegation from the VIF comprising Director, General NC Vij, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney. Ambassador Kanwal Sibal, Lt Gen Davinder Kumar and Dr. Harinder Sekhon visited Washington DC from 28 February 2017 to 04 March 2017 for the annual ‘Quad Plus Dialogue’.

Visit of a Parliamentary Delegation from Myanmar

A ten-member multi-party delegation of Myanmar’s parliamentarians, led by Mr. Oo Hla Sae (Member of Parliament, Arakan National party), called on the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) faculty on 20 February 2017.

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