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Speeches 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     |     ३ जून, २०१६

भारत तथा नेपाल के संबंधों में उतार चढ़ाव का दौर निरंतर बना हुआ है. पिछले वर्ष सितम्बर २०१५ में नेपाल द्वारा नए संविधान की घोषणा तथा सीमा पर नाकेबंदी से उत्पन्न हुए गतिरोध से दोनों देशों के रिश्तों में खटास आ गयी थी.......
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डॉ राकेश कुमार मीना     |     ३१ मई, २०१६

हिमालयी देश भूटान भारत और चीन के मध्य अवस्थित है। विश्व में बड़े राष्ट्रों के पड़ोस में भूआबद्ध रूप से किसी देश का होना बहुत ही पेचीदगी पूर्ण स्थिति पैदा कर देता है। अपनी क्षेत्रीय अखंडता और संप्रभुता को अक्षुण्ण रखते हुए.......
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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

30 June, 2016
Book Discussion on Shri Mohan K. Tikku's book "After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War"
[Attendance by Invitation Only]
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Recent Events

6 June, 2016
Presentation on "Conflict Prevention - The Impact of Supernational EU Legal Institutions"
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Paper presented by ICWA Research Fellows during Outreach Activities      
Event Reports    
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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


June 2016

    6 June 2016

  • Presentation on "Conflict Prevention - The Impact of Supernational EU Legal Institutions" by High Commissioner of Cyprus, with Opening Remarks by the Ambassador of the European Union followed by discussion

May 2016
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.
27 June 2016
Parties agreed that the commitments in the Convention were "inadequate" for meeting the Convention's objective. In a decision known as the Berlin Mandate they agreed to establish a .....
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27 June 2016
Turkey's asylum law came under heavy pressure for change after the Syrian crisis turned into a full humanitarian crisis. Turkey's original position on asylum is based on its signature......
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22 June 2016
In a significant strategic move, the United States (US) has activated the missile defence system in Deveselu, Romania on 12 May 2016. The land-based Aegis ballistic missile defence .....
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21 June 2016
A visit to Bangladesh on 11 and 12 May 2016 by India's Foreign Secretary Dr. S. Jaishankar happened at a time when the country was marred by the rise of militancy and its relationship.....
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17 June 2016
The former President of Maldives, Mr. Nasheed was granted a refugee status in UK on 23 May 2016. After securing the refugee status he launched a "Maldives United Opposition" in London on 1st June to 'fight......
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President Obama's Vietnam Visit
Dr. Stuti Banerjee
10 June 2016
President Barack Obama, visited Vietnam (23-25 May 2016). The visit can be viewed as one undertaken in continuation of the importance that the US is placing on the Asia-Pacific region. The......
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3 June 2016
The four-day state visit of Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India to China from 24 to 27 May 2016 - the first visit to China by an Indian President in six years, is significant. As per ......
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North Korea's Seventh Party Congress: Significance and Responses from the Major Stakeholders
Dr. Rahul Mishra, Dr. Rajiv Ranjan, Dr. Stuti Banerjee and Dr. Indrani Talukdar
27 May 2016
The ruling party of Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) - the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) held its Seventh Party Congress from May 6 to May 9, 2016 - country's biggest political ......
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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 17 June 2016:

Title: Battles Half Won: India's Improbable Democracy. 2014
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Varshney, Ashutosh    |    Penguin
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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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