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Ever since its launch in February 2006, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, a peer reviewed quarterly publication of the Association of Indian Diplomats has become an intellectually satisfying and analytically enriching forum for the examination of relevant but sensitive and complex issues of India’s foreign policy and relations. Such examination is undertaken by experienced decision makers, serious scholars and seasoned commentators.

The Journal remains true to its credo, publishing authors of widely divergent views, and at the same time, searching for unifying themes and principles in an era where these are especially hard to find. The Journal is thus filling a long-standing gap in the availability of insightful and credible literature in the field.

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Indian Foreign Affairs Journal
Vol. 14, No. 4  - Oct - Dec  2019

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India and the 'UN@75'

Special Issue

The United Nations Organisation officially came into existence on 24 October 1945 and will celebrate its 75th Anniversary this year. The following experts on the subject have contributed to the Issue.


Dilip Sinha:  Former Permanent Representative (PR) of India to the UN offices in Geneva.

Vijay Nambiar: Former PR of India to the UN at New York, Was later Chef de Cabinet of the UN Secretary-General.

Nalin Surie:  Former Deputy PR of India to the UN at New York.

C.S.R. Murthy: Professor at the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, JNU, New Delhi

Monish Tourangbam: Assistant Professor, Department of Geopolitics & International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

Satish Nambiar:  First Force Commander and Head of Mission of the United Nations forces in the former Yugoslavia.

Asoke Kumar Mukerji: Former PR of India to the United Nations in New York.

T.P. Sreenivasan: A former PR of India to the UN offices in Vienna and a former Deputy PR of India to the UN in New York


Book Reviews

Neelam D. Sabharwal
'Legitimacy of Power: The Permanence of Five in the Security Council' by Dilip Sinha

Lakshmi Priya
'Perilous Interventions: The Security Council and the Politics of Chaos' by Hardeep Singh Puri



6 Nov 2020: (Virtual Meeting) Ambassador Ashok Kantha and Ambassador Sujan Chinoy deliberated on "India-China Relations on the brink'.


Indian Foreign Affairs Journal
Vol. 15, No. 1  - Jan - Apr  2020

(Under Preparation)




Anjoo Sharan Upadhyaya.
India Nepal relations: a need to reboot our relationship (Tentative working title)

Sana Hashmi
Growing India-Taiwan Bonhomie (Tentative working title)

Somen Banerjee
The United Nation’s Agenda of Sustainable-Peace: Implications for SAGAR (Tentative working title)

Gitanjali Sinha Roy
Japan's Transition from Abe to Suga: India-Japan's Indo-Pacific Convergences (Tentative working title)


Book Reviews


Pinak Ranjan Chakravarthy
'Sea of Collective Destiny: Bay of Bengal And Bimstec' by Vijay Sakhuja and Somen Banerjee

Shreya Upadhyay
One Mountain Two Tigers: India, China and the High Himalayas' by Shakti Sinha (Ed)

Skand Ranjan Tayal
'The Odyssey of a Diplomat: Through the Corridors of Time' by Lakhan Mehrotra

Rajiv Narayanan
India’s Foreign Policy: Surviving in a Turbulent World' by Anil Wadhwa and Arvind Gupta (Eds)


Compendium of Contributions
Published in Volume 14 (2019)

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8 Oct 2020: (Virtual Meeting) Ambassador TP Sreenivasan and Ambassador Asoke Mukherjee spoke on . "United Nations @75"



2020-BSMM2.jpg24 Jul 2020: 
Presentation of the 'Ambassador Bimal Sanyal Memorial Medal / Prize'  by Dr. S Jaishankar, , Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs.

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5 Feb 2020: Ambassador. K. Natwar Singh spoke on "India's Foreign Policy".

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15 Jan 2020: Dr. Swapan Dasgupta, Member of Parliament,  spoke on "Awakening Bharat Mata: The Political Beliefs of the Indian Right".

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