With the support of the Norwegian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, early career leaders from a variety of regions will act as ‘Youth consultants’ (hereby, consultants) steering a youth/early career consultation on the NPT Preparatory Committee meeting and processes in the lead up to the 2026 RevCon.
The following remarks were delivered on 14 December 2022 at the Wilton Park ‘The NPT after the 2022 Review Conference’ by BASIC’s Executive Director, Sebastian Brixey-Williams.
On Thursday 10th of November, BASIC organised an online conference on Risk Reduction in the Arctic. Watch the recording here.
On 25th October 2022, BASIC and ICCS hosted ‘Nuclear Responsibilities at Sea,’ an online roundtable with young professionals and experts to explore policy recommendations for maritime risk reduction in the Asia Pacific.
Over the past 18 months, BASIC has undertaken in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, Phase 2 Applying as Systematic Approach to NATO-Russia Risk Reduction that aimed at advancing the understanding of workable options for risk reduction and fostering new relationships between NATO and Russia.
Trident patrols are now regularly five months long, up from just two months during the Cold War. What might the implications be for those serving aboard?
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the BASIC-N Square Network Map of departments, organisations and scholars working on nuclear threat reduction in the United Kingdom. This map is intended as a ‘gift’ to the community, with hopes that it will serve as a useful tool to build connections amongst those of us based in the UK.
The production of this map was kindly funded by N Square and the New Venture Fund.
In September 2022, BASIC held a track 1.5 workshop in Sofia to discuss risk and threat assessments in South-eastern and Northern Europe. The workshop is part of the two-year project ‘Phase 2: Applying a Systematic Approach to NATO-Russia Risk Reduction’ that BASIC is undertaking in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.