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Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India, presented a photograph of Former President of Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh addressing ICWA on 7 February 1958 to H.E. Vuong Dinh Hue, President, National Assembly of Viet Nam, 17 December 2021.
Dr. S. Jaishankar, External Affairs Minister, Government of India, presented a photograph of Former President of Viet Nam Ho Chi Minh addressing ICWA on 7 February 1958 to H.E. Vuong Dinh Hue, President, National Assembly of Viet Nam, 17 December 2021.
Clockwise: Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, GOI, Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary East, MEA, GOI, Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA & Dr. Gatot Hari Gunawan, Acting Secretary General, IORA at 8th Indian Ocean Dialogue on Post Pandemic Indian Ocean, 15 December 2021
Clockwise: Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, GOI, Ms. Riva Ganguly Das, Secretary East, MEA, GOI, Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh, DG, ICWA & Dr. Gatot Hari Gunawan, Acting Secretary General, IORA at 8th Indian Ocean Dialogue on Post Pandemic Indian Ocean, 15 December 2021
H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, delivered the video message at  'Maitri Diwas: 50th Anniversary of India – Bangladesh Diplomatic Relations', 6 December 2021.
H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon’ble Prime Minister, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, delivered the video message at 'Maitri Diwas: 50th Anniversary of India – Bangladesh Diplomatic Relations', 6 December 2021.
H.E. Mr. K.M. Khalid, Honourable State Minister of Culture, Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh delivering his Remarks at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
H.E. Mr. K.M. Khalid, Honourable State Minister of Culture, Government of Peoples Republic of Bangladesh delivering his Remarks at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI, delivering his Address at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
Shri Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Foreign Secretary, MEA, GOI, delivering his Address at Maitri Diwas, 6 December 2021.
Special Lecture by H.E. Mr. Nikola Selaković, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia on India-Serbia Relations: State of Play and Future Potential, 20 September 2021
Special Lecture by H.E. Mr. Nikola Selaković, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia on India-Serbia Relations: State of Play and Future Potential, 20 September 2021
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Book Launch - "A Bangladesh War Commentary" by U. L. Baruah by Hon’ble Dr. Hasan Mahmud, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Government of Bangladesh, 7 September 2021.
Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India and President of the Council, chairing the meeting of the Governing Body of the Council on 3 July 2021.
Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India and President of the Council, chairing the meeting of the Governing Body of the Council on 3 July 2021.
Shri V. Muraleedharan, MoS External Affairs, delivering Keynote Address at the ICWA-VIISAS International Webinar on ‘New Horizons in India-Vietnam Relations’, 7 October 2020
Shri V. Muraleedharan, MoS External Affairs, delivering Keynote Address at the ICWA-VIISAS International Webinar on ‘New Horizons in India-Vietnam Relations’, 7 October 2020

President ICWA

Hon'ble Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu is ex officio President of Indian Council of World Affairs.

Director General ICWA

Ambassador Vijay Thakur Singh Director General Indian Council of World Affairs (24 July 2021 onwards)

ICWA Analysis

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.

25 Jan
2022

Dr. Pragya Pandey

An important element in India’s strategic outlook for the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), in recent years, has been an enhanced outreach to the island states in the...

22 Jan
2022

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar

China’s Central Economic Work Conference was held on 8-10 December 2021 in Beijing. The meeting was chaired by President Xi Jinping, who is also...

14 Jan
2022

Dr. Sankalp Gurjar

The Horn of Africa comprises six (five sovereign and one de-facto) States: Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia and the self-governing state of Somaliland...

10 Jan
2022

Dr. Stuti Banerjee

At their first in-person bilateral meeting between President Biden and Prime Minister Modi, since the former took office, in September 2021, President Biden...

07 Jan
2022

Dr. Arshad

The Kingdom of Morocco signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israel to establish an open defence agreement on November 24, 2021,...

07 Jan
2022

Dr. Ankita Dutta

The Ukrainian crisis of 2014 triggered one of the greatest security crises in Europe since the Cold War. Though the EU and the US have taken significant punitive...

Sapru House Lectures

Sapru House Lectures
38th Sapru House Lecture by H.E. Mr. Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives and President-Elect of 76th UN General Assembly, 23 July 2021.

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ICWA Guest Column

ICWA Journal

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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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Oral History Project

The objective of the project is to cover significant events which occurred during the career of our diplomats that could contribute to the shaping of Indian Diplomatic History. The project is meant to provide inputs to historians and research scholars of Indian Diplomacy as well as serving officers of Government of India.

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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. Anecdotes, memoirs, short stories, autobiographical accounts and relations of India with other countries looked through the prism of our Ambassadors are some of the highlights of this collection.

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ICWA Books

Women and Power: Gender within International Relations and Diplomacy, Nutan Kapoor Mahawar & Ankita Dutta, Edited
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ICWA Legacy

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