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Address by Shri M. Hamid Ansari, Vice President of India   
Sapru House Paper
The title 'Sapru House Paper' (SHP) draws inspiration from the eminent Indian jurist and erudite scholar, Sir Tej Bahadur Sapru, the Founder-President of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA).
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Year End Review 2015        
Annual Report on the Developments in the Field of Foreign Affairs, Internal Security, Economic Policy, Defence, Commerce and Finance. Read

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डॉ राकेश कुमार मीना     |     १९ फरवरी, २०१६

नेपाल सरकार ने प्रधानमंत्री के पी शर्मा ओली की पांच दिवसीय भारत यात्रा की आधिकारिक घोषणा की है। इस यात्रा की तिथि की घोषणा के बाद महत्वपूर्ण बात यह रही कि नेपाल के नए संविधान पर भारत की प्रतिक्रिया के आलोचक और उसके बाद .......
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राकेश कुमार मीना     |     १६ फरवरी २०१६

दक्षिण एशिया के क्षेत्र के विकास और उन्नति के मामले में कनेक्टिविटी (जुड़ाव) एक प्रमुख बाधा रही है। यद्यपि अधिकतर देश भारत के साथ सीमा साझा करते हैं, लेकिन क्षमता अनुसार जिस मात्रा में व्यापार होना .......
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Eminent Visitors

H.E. Mrs. Claudia Ruiz-Massieu Salinas, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico

Rt. Hon'ble Mr. K. P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister, Government of Nepal

H.E. Dr. Milan Brglez, Speaker of the Parliament of Slovenia

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Forthcoming Events

13 April, 2016
Release of an ICWA publication entitled "A CHINA PRIMER: An Introduction to a Culture and a Neighbour"
[Attendance by Invitation Only]
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Recent Events

11 April, 2016
Interaction between ICWA faculty and students from Sudan
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Paper presented by ICWA Research Fellows during Outreach Activities      
Event Reports    
Web Publication      

In order to create awareness about foreign policy issues and generate new ideas from the youth of the country , ICWA announces two Essay Writing Contests: among the school going students(10-12 standard)-Junior Level and undergraduate & postgraduate students.... Click for Details


April 2016

    11 April 2016

  • Interaction between ICWA faculty and students from Sudan.

  • 8-9 April 2016

  • Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) Meeting 2nd Meeting of the CSCAP Study Group on Harmonization of the Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR)

March 2016

    15 March 2016

  • Book Discussion on "Canada-India: Partner in progress"; An ICWA's publication, authored by Ambassador P.K. Budhwar

    11 March 2016

  • 22nd Sapru House Lecture by H.E. Mrs. Claudia Ruiz-Massieu Salinas, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mexico on "International Perspective of Mexico: Mexico-India Relations"

    4 March 2016

  • ICWA-IFANS Dialogue

February 2016

    22 February 2016

  • 21st Sapru House Lecture by Rt. Hon'ble Mr. K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister, Government of Nepal; event presided over by Hon’ble Smt. Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs Minister, Government of India

    5-7 February 2016

  • Three Day International Seminar on “Changing Economic Parameters and Prospects of Growth in India and South Asia”

    5 February 2016

  • Book Discussion on “The Longest August”, authored by Mr. Dilip Hiro, Writer, Journalist and Commentator

    1-2 February 2016

  • Foreign Policy awareness programme in HINDI in R.C.A. Girls’ (PG) College, Mathura

January 2016

    28-29 January 2016

  • Two day National Seminar on the theme "India's Act East Policy: Problems and Prospects in North East India"

    18 January 2016

  • Roundtable on "India-US Partnership" with the participation of the visiting US Congressional Delegation

    11 January 2016

  • Talk by H.E. Mr. Ranjit Rae, Ambassador of India to Nepal on "The Current Situation in Nepal"; Chaired by: Ambassador Nalin Surie, DG, ICWA

ICWA Guest Column            
Ambassador Skand Tayal (retd)      |      27 April 2016

Ambassador Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan      |      3 February 2016

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ICWA Analyses      
Disclaimer:   The views and opinions expressed in all publications of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) are of the members of the Research Faculty and do not reflect the opinions of the Council or any of its office bearers.
28 April 2016
Peace in Afghanistan has remained elusive for decades. For one reason or another, the country has, since long, been a centre of power struggle between the erstwhile two superpowers followed......
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Nepal PM K P Oli's Visit to China
Dr. Amit Kumar    
27 April 2016
Nepalese Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli paid a week long official visit to China from March 20 to March 27, 2016. On 21st March 2016, a day after PM K.P. Oli began his maiden visit to China......
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27 April 2016
The Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mr. Ranil Wickremesinghe's visit to China from 6th to 9th April and the joint statement issued on 9th April was important in terms of enhancing bilateral......
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President Obama's Visit to Saudi Arabia
Dr. Stuti Banerjee    
26 April 2016
President Barack Obama visited the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United Kingdom (20-25 April 2016). The broad agenda for the visit was "to coordinate the US's approaches......
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Cyber Security Mechanism in European Union
Dr. Sanghamitra Sarma     
26 April 2016
The very structure of the European Union's (EU) institutional arrangement and policy-making process reveals that it is a collective actor in an interconnected world seeking to establish itself......
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26 April 2016
While Pakistan keeps on breeding terrorists and terrorist groups against its neighbours, it has been incessantly targeted by home grown terrorists domestically. Though it keeps on backing......
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Sixth Council Meeting of BNP
Dr. Amit Ranjan     
25 April 2016
After a gap of seven years, the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) held its Sixth Council meeting in March 2016. There was speculation that the BNP would take some important decisions......
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25 April 2016
On April 13, 2016, Iran's constitutional watchdog the Guardian Council approved election results of all 207 constituencies, including Tehran, where a moderate- reformist bloc had won all 30....
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31 March 2016
The biggest-ever military exercise between the Republic of Korea (South Korea) and the United States since 2010 is underway on South Korea's east coast from March 7-April 30, 2016. Named....
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Asian Relations Conference 1947
"What I want you to understand is the message of Asia. It is not to be learnt through the western spectacles or by imitating the atom bomb. If you want to give a message of truth. I do not want merely to appeal to your head. I want to capture to your heart."
Mahatma Gandhi
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ICWA Journal
India Quarterly The flagship publication of the Council is ‘India Quarterly’ (A Journal of International Affairs). It was launched in 1945 and entered its 66th year of publication in 2010.
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ICWA Library
New Arrivals-Books          
List of New Books Added to the Library Collection on 11 April 2016:

Title: Afghanistan After The Western Drawdown. 2015
Author   |   Publisher
Gunaratna, Rohan, Ed.   |    Rowman And Littlefield
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Heritage of Diplomacy
"Heritage of Diplomacy" is a bouquet of books written by ambassadors and senior diplomats. This special collection is available in the Indian Council of World Affairs library.
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Research & Outreach Grants
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