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India-Germany International Youth forum is a rare platform consisting of students interested in geopolitics to explore the relations between India and Germany. Direct dialogue by fellow students of both the member countries helps them to hone their diplomatic skills by building mutually informed opinions.
This bilateral forum aims to inculcate knowledge building on political, economic, cultural, social and other contemporary multi-faceted arenas of both the countries among its dynamic
members. Our main vision is inclusivity primarily focusing on hard and soft power issues of world politics. Conduction of regular online and offline activities like - panel discussion, food walks, movie screening, debates and quiz competition keep the members engaged throughout the year. Some notable topics of deliberation events conducted in past months are Hindi und Deutsche Feiern, Cyber Security Diplomacy etc.
The forum takes pride in maintaining close contact with The German Embassy, The Goethe Institut/ Max Mueller Bhavan and the Hertie School. In the past, the forum has also successfully organised an enriching “Chat with A Diplomat” session and visualises to hold more of these sessions in the future. Distinguished personalities like - Mr Philipp von Ritter, Science Counsellor of German Embassy in New Delhi have also graced the forum with their presence.


Ishita Sharma, Chairperson

 Ishita is a second year economics student from Miranda House. She is super interested in international affairs, economics, politics and is currently pursuing German as a third language. When she isn't busy getting steamrolled by her course, she can be found debating political opinions, manifesting  trips or most preferably curled up with a good movie eating a snack.


Gavish Lohat, Secretary

Gavish is a sophomore majoring in Political Science from Hindu College, University of Delhi. Apart from his creativity, he is enthu about his oratory skills. Moreover, his fascination for International Relations and Germany as a nation propped him up to learn German from St. Stephen's College and siphoned him to join the IGYF as the Secretary.

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