VIF Reports
Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: December 2022

In the month of December 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of four expert group meetings with the first meeting of the newly formed Eurasia experts group. The focus of the groups in December being in the neighbourhood, West Asia and Central Asia.

India’s Energy Transition in a Carbon-Constrained World - Final Report

The concern for climate change has spurred an intense debate on energy transition to a low carbon economy. Climate change is an existential problem facing humanity. While the developed world has contributed most to global warming, its consequences will be felt by all countries. The worst affected will be those least equipped to deal with it. Vivekananda International Foundation has undertaken a study of energy choices available to India keeping in mind our development perspective.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: November 2022

In the month of November 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of seven expert group meetings, two interactive sessions with Ambassador’s from Indonesia and Germany in which they shared their perspective of our bilateral relationship as well as the prevalent geo-political situation. In addition there was a roundtable discussions with the Korean National Diplomatic Academy.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: October 2022

In the month of October 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of five expert group meetings. This month’s report also contains the newly created Africa expert group’s first meeting discussions. Thus in the last two months the VIF has instituted two new expert groups to capture key areas of focus.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: September 2022

In the month of September 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of four expert group andone trilateral round table with most of them being hybrid. The month saw the commencement of a new expert group on climate change in which the first discussions was on India and its policies.

Roles and Tasks of India’s Defence R&D vis-a-vis USA’s RDT&E - A Preliminary Analysis

While developing a range of products for the Armed Forces - covering electronics, sensors, weapons, missiles, armored vehicles, combat vehicles, aircrafts, unmanned systems, advanced computing systems and advanced materials – India’s Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) has been applying multi-disciplinary engineering, technology and scientific methods.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: August 2022

In the month of August 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of seven expert group, think tank, round table and eminent person interactions with most of them being hybrid but with increasing in person attendance. The month saw the commencement of a new expert group on Geo-Economics in which the first discussions was on India and the neighbourhood.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: June 2022

In the month of June 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized two expert group, one think tank and one eminent person interaction with most of them being hybrid. The restricted interactions of the other expert groups were due to scheduling commitments of experts. The keenly awaited Quad Plus group meeting was held in the month along with West Asia group. In addition, after a long hiatus, a roundtable with the Chinese think tank on environmental issues was organised.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: May 2022

In the month of May 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized five expert group interactions and one think tank interaction with most of them being hybrid. The dominant theme in most of the interactions was the Ukraine-Russia conflict and its implications on various parts of the world. The other expert groups covered the relevant topics i.e. Pakistan’s political scene, the Indian Prime Minister’s visit to Europe and US in West Asia with their ramifications. This edition contains views USA, Europe, Pakistan, China, Taiwan, Indo-Pacific and West Asia and their impact on India.

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: April 2022

In the month of April 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized six expert group interactions with most of them being hybrid. All the interactions covered the relevant and engaging topics in the world and the region i.e. Sri Lanka, Ukraine and Pakistan’s political scene, with their ramifications to the various groupings, regions and to India specifically. This edition contains views on issues affecting USA, Europe, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, West Asia and their impact on India.

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