Video: The pandemic and non-proliferation (SYP webinar)

SYP UK held its first webinar, on the topic how COVID-19 is affecting the fields of arms control, non-proliferation and disarmament (16th June 2020)

The guest speaker was Sebastian Brixey-Williams, Co-Director of the arms control think tank British American Security Information Council (BASIC).

Discussion topics included:

  • The pandemic’s effect on arms control and non-proliferation initiatives
  • Implications of the postponement of key international meetings (eg. NPT RevCon 2020, P5 Process)
  • Potential impacts of COVID-19 on the UK’s nuclear policies, such as Continuous-At-Sea-Deterrence