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