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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

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Recent Events

22 July, 2016
Talk by Mr. António Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal and former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
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Paper presented by ICWA Research Fellows during Outreach Activities      
Event Reports    
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July 2016

June 2016

    30 June 2016

  • Book Discussion on Shri Mohan K. Tikku's book "After the Fall: Sri Lanka in Victory and War", 30 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

    26 May 2016

  • Interaction with the Delegation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia on "Maritime Affairs"

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

Ambassador Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan      |      3 February 2016

Ambassador Biren Nanda      |      19 January 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 July 2016
The situation in Afghanistan remains grim even one and half decades after the 'war on terror' was launched. Grappling with multiple problems that include deteriorating security environment......
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26 July 2016
The North American Leaders' Summit (NALS) is an annual meeting of the Heads of Government for the United States, Canada, and Mexico. NALS provides the opportunity for the leaders for......
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22 July 2016
On the 12th of July 2016, the tribunal of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) gave its judgement on the case filed by The Philippines. The four major elements of the PCA judgement.....
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Terror Attack in Bangladesh
Dr. Amit Ranjan
5 July 2016
On 1st July 2016 seven militants armed with crude bombs, one Chinese knockoff and swords , and raising a slogan 'Allah O Akbar' stormed into a popular eatery Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka's.....
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Tensions in Khyber Pass-Growing Pak-Afghan Conflict
Dr. Dhrubajyoti Bhattacharjee
5 July 2016
Pakistan Afghanistan borders near the Khyber Pass witnessed significant rise of tensions, with shelling on both the sides from June 12, 2016, due to the construction of a gate by Pakistan,.....
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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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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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