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Felicia Yuwono

Felicia Yuwono

PhD Candidate


Felicia Yuwono is a PhD Candidate at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Her research uses norms to analyse the role and influence of the Non-Aligned Movement in shaping the policies of multilateral nuclear institutions.

Felicia is a career diplomat with 14 years of service at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia. She represented Indonesia in multilateral negotiations concerning the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) and its pillars of nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and peaceful uses of nuclear energy, including the IAEA safeguards, comprehensive nuclear security, Iran’s nuclear programme, nuclear safety, peaceful nuclear applications and technical cooperation. This background has inspired her strong interest on nuclear-related issues. She has also advised on issues related to outer space and cyberspace negotiations, as well as Indonesia’s 2019-2020 membership at the UN Security Council.

Felicia holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Indonesia (2006) and an MA in International Political Economy and Development from the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2010). Her doctoral research is funded by the Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education from the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia.

Research interests

  • Nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, peaceful uses of nuclear energy
  • Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT)
  • Iran’s nuclear issue
  • Comprehensive nuclear security
  • Multilateral diplomacy
  • Norms



Translating norms into policies : A study of Non-Aligned Movement's influence in multilateral nuclear diplomacy (1995-2020)

This research aims to understand the influence of the Non-aligned Movement (NAM) – the largest political grouping in multilateral diplomacy – in nuclear negotiations. This research will gather empirical evidence from the NPT review negotiations, UNGA First Committee and IAEA General Conferences from 1995 to 2020.


Dr Hassan Elbahtimy
Dr Pablo de Orellana