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List of ICWA's International and National MoUs    (As on 30 September 2016)
Sr.No. Organisations Date/Place of Signing of MoUs Signed by (ICWA) Signed by (Other Institute)

International MoUs
1 Afghanistan:
Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
August 9, 2008
Kabul
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG, ICWA
Monir Ghlasy
Acting Director General,
Centre for Strategic Studies, Kabul Afghanistan
2 Argentina:
Argentine Council for International Relations
April 2, 2009
New Delhi
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG, ICWA
Adalberto Rodriguez Giavarini
President, Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI), Buenos Aires
3 Australia:
The Australian Institute of International Affairs
Novmber 10, 2008
Canberra
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG, ICWA
Mr. Ian Dudgeon RFD
ACT Branch President, National Executive Australian Institute of International Affairs
4 Brazil:
The Alexandre de Gusmao Foundation (FUNAG),
Brazil
November 19, 2016
New Delhi
Ambassador Nalin Surie
Director General
ICWA
Ambassador Sergio Moreira Lima
President
FUNAG
5 China:
Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA),
Beijing
April 11, 2005
New Delhi
Shri Shyam Saran
Foreign Secretary of India
6 China:
Centre of Asian Studies,
The University of Hong Kong
July 5, 2007
Hong Kong
Shri Talmiz Ahmad
Director General, ICWA
Wong Siu-lun
Director For Centre of Asian Studies The University of Hong Kong Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
7 China:
Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
September 6, 2013
Shanghai
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
CHEN Dongxlao
President For Shanghai Institutes for International Studies
8 Colombia:
PROASIA COLOMBIA
March 7, 2011
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Sr. German Fernandez C
President
PROASIA, COLOMBIA
Bogota, Colombia
9 Dominician Republic:
Global Foundation for Democracy and Development
The Dominican Republic
February 4, 2011
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Marco Herrera
Executive Director
Global Foundation of Democracy and Development
(FUNGLODE)

10 Ethiopia:
Ethiopian International Institute for Peace and Development (EIIPD)
May 20, 2010
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Mrs. Gennet Zewide, Ambassador of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
11 Egypt:
Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs (ECFA), Cairo
May 11, 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Ambassador Dr. El Sayed A. Shalaby
Executive Director
Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs
Kornish Elnile Maadi
12 France:
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
October 7, 2009
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare
Director General, ICWA
Mr. Alvaro de Vasconcelos,
Director(EIS),
For European Union Institute for Security Studies(EUISS), Paris, France
13 Hungary:
Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade (IFAT)
October 16, 2016
New Delhi
Ambassador Rahul Chhabra
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Hungary
Mr. Marton Schoberl
Director General
Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary
14 Indonesia:
Indonesian Council on World Affairs Jakarta
October 11, 2013
Jakarta
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General,
ICWA
Ibrahim Yusuf
Chairman of the Executive Board of Indonesian Council on World Affairs Carakaloka Building,
Jakarta Indonesia
15 Italy:
Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI), Milano
November 7, 2011
Milan
Shri Sanjay Kumar Verma
Consul General of India, Milan
For and on behalf of ICWA
Paolo Magri
Director
Instituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale (ISPI)
Via clerici 5
20121 Milan
Italy
16 Iran:
Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), Tehran
December 11, 2012
New Delhi
Amb. Rajiv Bhatia
Director General ICWA
Dr. Mostafa Dolatyar
Director General
IPIS, Tehran
17 Kazakhstan:
The Institute of Oriental Studies named after R.B. Suleimenov at the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Almaty
February 12, 2013
New Delhi
Shri Rajiv Kumar Bhatia,
Director General of ICWA
Meruyert Kh. Abusseitova,
Director

18 Malaysia:
Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS),
Kuala Lumpur
May 30, 2006
Kuala Lumpur
Shri talmiz Ahmad,
Director General of ICWA
Mr. Dato’ Mohamed Jawhar Hassan
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia

19 Mexico:
Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales (COMEXI),
Mexico City
November 16, 2006
Lisbon
Shri Talmiz Ahmad,
Director General, ICWA
Andres Rozental
For Consenjo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacionales, Mexico City
20 Mozambique:
The Centre for Foreign and International Studies (CEEI), Maputo
May 11, 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Mr. Sergio Mateus Gomes
Deputy Scientific Director
Centre for Foreign and International Studies
Mozambique
21 Myanmar:
Myanmar Institute of Strategic and International Studies (MISIS)
May 28, 2012
Myanmar
Shri S.Chakravarti,
Acting Director General, ICWA
Daw Yin Yin Myint
Director General
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Myanmar
22 Nigeria:
Nigerian Institute of International Affairs
October 15, 2007
Abuja
Shri Anand Sharma
Minister of State for External Affairs, Govt. of India
Mr. Tijjani Yahaya Kaura,
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs
23 New Zealand:
The New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
November 7, 2008
Wellington
Shri Ashok Kumar,
Acting Director General, ICWA
Hon Russell Marshall
President, New Zealand Institute of International Affairs c/- Victoria University of Wellington
24 Nepal:
The Nepal Council of World Affairs, NCWA Building Harihar Bhawan, Pulchowk, Kathmandu
July 29, 2010
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Tika Jung Thapa
President,
NCWA
Kathmandu, Nepal
25 Niger:
Promotion of Initiatives for Development Association (APIDB)
May 11, 2011
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Mr. Mahaman Mahaman Bachar
Director General
Promotion of Initiatives for Development Association
Niger
26 Portugal: :
Instituto do Oriente, Technical University of Lisbon,
Lisbon
November 16, 2006
Lisbon
Shri Talmiz Ahmad
Director General, ICWA
Narana Sinai Coissoro
President, For Instituto do Oriente, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
27 Poland:
The Polish Institute of International Affairs,
Warsaw
December 7, 2006
New Delhi
Shri Talmiz Ahmad
Director General, ICWA
Dr. Slawomir Debski
For Polish Institute of International Affairs, Warecka la, Warsaw Republic of Poland
28 Peru:
The Peruvian Centre of International Studies (CEPEI), LIMA
January 20, 2010
Lima, Peru
Dr. K.J. Srinivasa
Charge d' Affaires, Embassy of India, Lima (For and on behalf of the Indian Council of World Affairs
Ambassador Hugo Palma
Director, CEPEI For The Peruvian Centre of International Studies, Lima, Peru.
29 Russia:
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow
November 5, 2001
Moscow
Mrs. Chokila Iyer
Foreign Secretary of India

International Office
MGIMO University 76, Prospect Vernadskogo Moscow, Russia
30 Russia:
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow
November 28, 2008
New Delhi
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG, ICWA
Mr. Anatoly V. Torkunov
Rector
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University)
31 Russian Federation:
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (university) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (MGIMO)
May 21, 2013
Moscow
Ambassador Rajiv K Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
Mr Anatoly V.TORKUNOV
Rector
Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University)

32 Senegal:
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA)
September 12, 2011
New Delhi
N. Parthasarathi
Ambassador of India &
on behalf of
Shri S.T. Devare
Director General, ICWA
Ebrima Sall
Executive Secretary for the CODESRIA
Cana 4, Avenue A.A. Diop
BP: 33 04 CP 18524
Dakar, Senegal

33 Saudi Arabia:
Prince Saud Al Faisal Institute of Diplomatic Studies (PSAIDS)

April 3, 2016
New Delhi
Ahmad Javed,
Ambassador of India to Saudi Arabia
Prof. Abdulkarim H. Al Dekhayel
Director General
PSAIDS
34 South Africa:
African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA)

March 25, 2015
New Delhi
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia, Director General, ICWA

Ms. Elizabeth Sidiropoulos, Chief Executive, SAIIA


35 South Korea:
The Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS) of the Republic of Korea)
June 18, 2010
Seoul
Skand R. Tayal,
Ambassador of India to the Republic of Korea signed this MOU in behalf of Sudhir T. Devare,
Director General of ICWA

Lee Soon-Chun
Chancellor
Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security (IFANS)


36 Spain:
(i) Casa Asia (CA), Barcelona
(ii) Fundacion Casa de la India (FCI),
Valladolid
December 15, 2005
Barcelona
Shri B.R. Muthu Kumar, DDG, ICWA (i) Ion de la Riva Guzman de Frutos of Casa Asia, located at Avenida Diagonal, 490, 4o 1a, de Barcelona, Kingdom of Spain
(ii) Francisco Javier Leon de la Riva of Fundacion Casa de la India, located at Calle Puente Colgante 11-13, 47002 Valladolid, Kingdom of Spain
37 Sri Lanka:
Lakshman Khadirgamar Institite of International Relations and Strategic Studies(LKIIRSS)

March 9, 2012
New Delhi
Shri S. T. Devare
Director General, ICWA
Mr. A.W.A. Abeyagoonasekara,
Executive Director of the LKIIRSS
38 Tajikistan:
Academy of Sciences,
Dushanbe

August 8, 2006
New Delhi
Shri Talmiz Ahmad
Director General, ICWA
M. Ilolov
President of the Academy of Sciences, Dushanbe
39 Tanzania:
The Centre for Foreign Relations (CFR) of The United Republic of Tanzania

March 19, 2013
Dar es Salaam
Ambassador Debnath Shaw,
High Commissioner of India to the United Republic of Tanzania
Mr. John M. Haule,
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs &
International Cooperation
40 Thailand:
Saranrom Institute of Foreign Affairs, Bangkok
March 15, 2011
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Surapong Jayanama
Director
Saranrom Institute of Foreign Affairs (SIFA)
Bangkok
41 Turkey:
Centre for Strategic Research of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey

June 22, 2010
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
H.E. Mr. M. Levent Bilman,
Ambassador
Embassy of the Republic of Turkey
42 Turkey:
Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies (TASAM), Turkey

January 21, 2013
New Delhi
Shri Rajiv Kumar Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
Suleyman Sensoy,
Chairman
Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies, Turkey
43 UAE:
The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR)

December 15, 2008
Abu Dhabi
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG , ICWA
Dr. Jamal S. Al-Suwaidi
Director General, ECSSR
The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research
Abu Dhab
44 Vietnam:
Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS),Hanoi
Septembe 3, 2016
Hanoi
Ambassador Parvanthanei Harish
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Vietnam.
Mr. Nguyen Quang Thuan
President
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
45 Yemen:
Sheba Centre for Strategic Studies (SCSS), Sana’a, Yemen
April 17, 2012
New Delhi
Shri Sarvajit Chakravarti
Acting Director General, ICWA
Dr. Ahmed A. Saif, Executive Director
Sheba Centre for Strategic Studies , Sana’a, Yemen
46 Zimbabwe:
Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa (CPIA), Harare
May 22, 2012
Harare
Shri Jeitendra Kumar Tripathi
Ambassador of India in Zimbabwe
On behalf of
The Director General
For India Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Sapru House, New Delhi
Dr. Leonard Kapungu
Executive Chairman
Centre for Peace Initiatives in Africa (CPIA), Harare

National MoUs
1 Bangalore:
Asia Centre
March 20, 2009
New Delhi
Shri Ashok Kumar
ADG , ICWA
Shri A.P. Venkateswaran,
Chairman, Asia Centre, Bangalore
2 Chandigarh:
Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development(CRRID)
March 31, 2009
Chandigarh
Shri Ashok Kumar, ADG, ICWA Dr. Rashpal Malhotra,
Executive Vice Chairman,
CRRID
3 Manipal:
Manipal Advanced Research Group,
Manipal University
April 10, 2009
Manipal
Shri S.T. Devare
Director General, ICWA
Dr. H.S. Ballal
Pro-Chancellor & Chairman, Manipal Advanced Research Research Group (MARG) Manipal University
4 Hyderabad:
Department of Political Science, University College of Arts and Social Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad
October 29, 2009
Hyderabad
Shri S.T. Devare
Director General, ICWA
Shri Tirupati Rao,
Vice Chancellor,
For Osmania University, Hyderabad
5 Kolkata:
Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Kolkata
August 24, 2010
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Prof. Suranjan Das
Director,
Institute of Foreign Policy Studies,
University of Calcutta
&
Vice-Chancellor,
University of Kolkata
6 Sikkim:
Sikkim University, Sikkim
April 22, 2011
New Delhi
Shri S.T. Devare,
Director General, ICWA
Prof. Mahendra P. Lama
Founding Vice-Chancellor
Sikkim University, Gangtok
Sikkim
7 Bangalore:
Asia Centre
April 01, 2013
New Delhi
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
Shri AP Venkateswaran,
Chairman,
Asia Centre, Bangalore
8 Kolkata:
Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Kolkata
July 01,2013
New Delhi
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
Prof. Suranjan Das
Director,
Institute of Foreign Policy Studies,
University of Calcutta
&
Vice-Chancellor,
University of Kolkata
9 JNU:
School of International Studies
October 07, 2013
New Delhi
Ambassador Rajiv K. Bhatia
Director General, ICWA
Prof. Girijesh Pant,
Dean,
School of International Studies,
JNU, New Delhi
10 Bangalore:
Asia Centre
June 07, 2016
New Delhi
Ambassador Nalin Surie
Director General, ICWA
Shri C. V. Ranganathan,
Chairman,
Asia Centre, Bangalore
11 Tirupati:
Centre for Southeast Asian and Pacific Studies (CSEAP)
October 06, 2016
New Delhi
Ambassador Nalin Surie
Director General, ICWA
Prof. G. Jayachandra Reddy
Director
Centre for Southeast Asian and Pacific Studies (CSEAP)
Sri Venkateswara University,
Tirupati - (A.P.)