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Russia-Ukraine Crisis: Where do African Countries Stand?

Context
On 21st February 2022, President Vladimir Putin recognised the independence of Ukraine’s breakaway regions, Donetsk and Luhansk and decided to support Moscow-backed separatists with a military operation March 17, 2022 International Relations and Diplomacy , Africa , Article , Russia , Energy Security , Ukraine , United Nations , Sudan , Food Security , Mali , African Union , Coups , Russia Africa Summit , Wagner
Israel’s Africa Conundrum: Bilateral Relations, Multilateral Opposition

Background
In the first week of February, the annual summit of the African Union (AU) took place in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, the headquarters of the African Union. The principal objective of the meeting was to evaluate AU's achieveme....

VIF Interactive Session with Sunil Bahadur Thapa and Bishow Parajuli

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized an interactive session with Shri Sunil Bahadur Thapa, Joint General Secretary, Nepali Congress, and Member of Constituent Assembly on 08 November 2021. Shri Thapa was joined by Brishaw Parajuli, Repr....

Nepal’s Afghanistan Policy is gradually Acquiring Some Shape

When the Taliban captured the Afghan capital Kabul on August 15, Nepal was completely unprepared to face the unexpected situation that unfolded in the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member. With the Taliban rapidly advan....

Myanmar Round Up: July 2021

During the month, Myanmar faced a double crisis - political turmoil and COVID-19. The country’s health care system has collapsed, and the number of cases reported is vastly underestimated because of limited testing. At an informal Security Council ....

Myanmar Round Up: June 2021

According to the Armed Conflict Location and Event Data Project (ACLED), a non-profit venture that tracks conflict, some 58 defence forces have been formed across the country. The announcement of the ceasefire by the military was mere eyewash as the ....

International Day for Monuments & Sites 2020: The Indian Scenario

In 1983, the 22nd General Conference of the UNESCO approved the establishment of the International Day for Monuments and Sites by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), the only global NGO that works for the conservation and prote....

Third India-Africa Forum Summit: A Curtain Raiser

A Round-Table discussion on the forthcoming ‘India-Africa Forum Summit’ scheduled in New Delhi from 26-29 October 2015 was held at the VIF on 12 Oct 2015. The gathering was briefed by a panel of 3 experts on Africa, Ambassador R. Rajagopalan, Amb....

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