Speeches/Transcriptions/Presentations
Welcome remarks during the Vimarsh on "Promoting Culture of Peace for Shared Prosperity: A Vision for South Asia" by H.E. Dr A K Abdul Momen, MP, Hon'ble Foreign Minister, Bangladesh on 01 Mar 2023

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to today’s Vimarsh talk by H.E. Dr A K Abdul Momen, MP, Hon'ble Foreign Minister of Bangladesh on "Promoting Culture of Peace for Shared Prosperity: A Vision for South Asi....

Welcome Remarks by the Director VIF during Vimarsh Panel Discussion on “India’s G20 Presidency: Forging Actionable Agenda for Global South” at the VIF on 24 Feb 2023

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to today’s Vimarsh Panel Discussion on the “India’s G20 Presidency: Forging Actionable Agenda for Global South”. This event is being organised jointly by the VI....

Welcome remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the Vimarsh talk by Sh Bharat Lal, DG National Centre for Good Governance, Department of Administrative Reforms and PublicGrievances, GOI, on Tuesday, 07 Feb 2023

Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the Vimarsh talk on ‘Water Security in India’ by Sh Bharat Lal. Sh, Bharat Lal is the Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance, Department of Admini....

Welcome Remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF on the book Release and Discussion Nationalism in the Study of Ancient Indian History & Towards a Nationalist Narrative of India's Ancient Past: Including Recent Research on the Indus Civilization authored

Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to today’s event at which we are releasing Prof Dilip Chakrabarti two latest books "Nationalism in the Study of Ancient Indian History & Towards a Nationalist Narrative of India's A....

Talking points of a presentation made by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF at National Security Planning on 23 September 2022

(The following are talking points of a presentation made by Director, VIF at the National Defence College on 23 Sept 2022) India does not have a publicly articulated holistic national security strategy document. The goal....

Welcome remarks by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the interaction on Cultural Rights by Prof. Alexandra Xanthaki, UN Special Rapporteur , Thursday, 14 July 2022

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to welcome Prof. Alexandra Xanthaki, UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights. She took over this appointment in Oct 2021. An expert on Human Rights, she has worked closely with several UN ma....

Talk by Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF on Emerging Dimensions of India’s National Security at IMPRI on 13 Jul 2022

Talking points Covid-19, Climate change and Russia-Ukraine war have introduced new urgencies in India’s national security concerns. As disorder in the world emerges, India’s security challenges will also require newer dimension.....

Opening remarks at the seminar on Culture of strategic thinking in India at Global Counter-Terrorism Council on 12 Jul 2022

Dr Arvind Gupta, Director VIF Does India have a culture of strategic thinking? This debate has been raging in the strategic circles since at least the 90s when George Tanham of Rand Corporation wrote an essay on Indian strategic thinking ....

Remarks by Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director VIF during the roundtable to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the signing of the SCO Charter and the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on Long-Term Good Neighbourliness, Friendship, and Cooperation among

Mr. Chairman, Secretary-General of the China Centre for the SCO studies, China Institute of International Studies, Fellow panellists, Excellencies, Ladies, and Gentlemen, Greetings from the Vivekananda International Foundation, New ....

Inaugural Address by Dr Arvind Gupta National Security and Cyberspace: Issues and Challenges Gujarat Central University and Rashtriya Suraksha University

23 November 2021. Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Gujarat, Vice-Chancellor of Rashtriya Suraksha University, Prof Sanjaya Jha, Dean CUG, I would like to congratulate the Gujarat Central University and Rashtriya Research University....

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