‘Crisis Communications: Indian and Pakistani Perspectives on Responsible Practices’ is a compendium of essays written by Indian and Pakistani nuclear policy experts and journalists that explore how the two countries can communicate in ways that help prevent crisis escalation at different levels of interaction. Edited by Rabia Akhtar, Chiara Cervasio, Ruhee Neog, Alice Spilman, and Nicholas J. Wheeler.
Event: Report Launch: EVN Youth Consultation on the NPT PrepCom Process
On June 15th at 12pm BST/UK time, BASIC and the EVN will host the Launch Event of the EVN Youth Consultation on the 2023 PrepCom. Join us and our nine consultants to hear about regional barriers and opportunities for the NPT Review Cycle.
Masterclass from Laura Rose Brown and Adina Pintilie: Gender and Nuclear Weapons: From Theory to Practice
On Wednesday 26th April, Laura Rose Brown, Policy Fellow at BASIC and PhD student at the University of Leeds and Adina Pintilie, Programme Manager at Ridgeway explore gender and nuclear weapons.
Nuclear Diplomacy Crossroads: What Future for the Stockholm Initiative in the Eleventh NPT Review Cycle?
Between May 2022 and January 2023, BASIC and Emergent Change facilitated three roundtables on the Stepping Stones Approach. Read the report here.
EVN Townhall Meeting for the 2023 Early Career/Youth Consultation on the NPT PrepCom process
The EVN town hall meeting provided an excellent opportunity for early career professionals to voice their regional views and perspectives on the NPT PrepCom process. Watch the recording here
Report: Exploring Nuclear Risk Reduction Pathways in Southern Asia through Nuclear Responsibilities
In March 2023, BASIC and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham organised ‘Nuclear Responsibilities and Nuclear Crises in Southern Asia: Preventing Escalation through a Responsibility-Based Regime in the Asia-Pacific’. Read the report here.
BASIC’s New Mission Statement
We are delighted to formally announce BASIC’s new Mission Statement.
Read it here
Reducing Flights and Carbon Offsetting our International Dialogues
BASIC takes its responsibilities to environmental sustainability seriously. We see a direct relationship between the climate emergency and broader ecological crisis, and efforts to strengthen global security, and we therefore try to do what we can to keep our carbon emissions to an absolute minimum. Read more here.