Podcasts
COP 27 and its Outcomes

In this VIF podcast, PK Khup Hangzo, Associate Fellow and Heena Samant , Research Assistant at VIF discuss COP 27 and its outcomes. The episode is conversational and flags both the positive as well as negative outcomes of COP 27 which took place from....

India’s SCO Presidency and its implications for India-Central Asia connectivity

 India became a permanent member of SCO in 2017. Since joining, New Delhi has made a substantial contribution to this organisation by raising certain critical concerns relating to connectivity, transportation, regional security, and economic growth ....

Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

In this VIF Podcast, Dr Gulshan Rai, Distinguished Fellow, VIF and Anurag Sharma, Senior Research Associate at the VIF discuss the various features of the Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill, including the categorisation of personal data and rules of....

Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF, discusses "Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Saudi Arabia" by assessing the critical dimensions of the visit; dissecting the key areas of interest for China in the Persian Gulf and evaluating t....

Israel-Lebanon Maritime Agreement and its regional consequences

Amb. Anil Trigunayat, Distinguished Fellow at VIF, discusses "Israel-Lebanon Maritime Agreement and its regional consequences" by assessing the critical dimensions of the historic deal and dissecting the impact of the said agreement in the Eastern M....

India's Healthcare Diplomacy with Africa

In this episode of VIF podcast, Ms Gouri Sardesai, CIO, Manorama Infosolutions pvt. ltd and Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at the Vivekananda International Foundation discuss India’s healthcare diplomacy with Africa. Given the importance of....

The Pashtuns - A contested history

In this episode, Aakriti Vinayak, Research Associate, VIF discusses with Mr Tilak Devasher, Member National Security Advisory Board his new book, The Pashtuns- A contested history. The discussion explores questions like who are the pashtuns? What is ....

WTO and India-Africa position on Fisheries subsidies

In this episode, David Vivas, Legal Officer at UNCTAD discusses with Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at the Vivekananda International Foundation various issues related to WTO, particularly where India and Africa can work together under the Sou....

Global Development Initiative and Global Security Initiative: China’s New Approach to Global Governance

Post-the Belt and Road Initiative, which was a flagship Chinese program launched by President Xi Jinping that amalgamated Chinese geoeconomic and geostrategic initiatives, we have seen two new initiatives being announced in the last two years. In thi....

COP 27 and Africa

In November 2022, COP27 will take place in Egypt. In this podcast episode, Samir Bhattacharya, Research Associate at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) discusses with Olivia Rumble and Andrew Gilder some questions related to COP27 were discus....

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