British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

Charity information

British American Security Information Council (BASIC)

BASIC is an NGO promoting nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation in the UK, US, Europe and Middle East.

Founded 1987

  • Mission statement

    Our Vision: A safe, peaceful world, free of the threat of nuclear destruction, guided by the spirit of the Atlantic Charter that all the nations of the world come to the abandonment of force. We believe that the best way to achieve this goal is through a multilateral approach to security, based on negotiated treaties and the rule of law.

    Our Mission: Founded in 1987, BASIC is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental research and advocacy organization. We facilitate the exchange of information and analysis of transatlantic security and arms control issues as a means of creating a more secure and stable world. With offices, staff, advisors, governing board and patrons on both sides of the Atlantic, we play a unique role as a transatlantic bridge for policymakers and opinion shapers.

    Achieving our mission: We do this by:

    Identifying and examining transatlantic security issues;
    Promoting public understanding and informed debate on complex security and defense issues;
    Joining in the development of new transatlantic security policies; and
    Advocating practical solutions to security problems based on multilateral strategies under the rule of law.

    BASIC’s constituency in North America and Europe includes government officials, journalists, academics, and diplomats – the policymakers and opinion shapers who most directly determine the character of the U. S. -U. K. ‘special relationship’ and the policies that best advance our common goals.

  • Aims

    British American Security Information Council (BASIC) aims to:

    • Nuclear non-proliferation
    • Nuclear Disarmament
  • Overview

    Established: September 1987

    Registered Charity Number: 1001081

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 3

    Volunteers: 4

    Phone number: 020 7766 3461

    Address: 3 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EL

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