Sebastian Brixey-Williams is the Co-Director of BASIC and since 2016 has been the Director of the Programme on Nuclear Responsibilities: a multi-year diplomatic initiative which serves to foreground states’ conceptions of their responsibilities around nuclear weapons and the global norms by which they abide. Sebastian’s practice focuses primarily on trust and confidence-building between nuclear and non-nuclear possessor states, through quiet diplomacy based on empathic dialogue and pluralistic understandings of each other’s policies, values, and needs.
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During the UK’s tenure as coordinator, London has advanced the doctrines discussion and transparency-building efforts in spite of stark disagreements.
High-level officials from the five nuclear weapon states recognised under the NPT met in London this week for the 2020 “P5 Process” dialogue.