Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings organized in the Western Balkans
Local Coordination Meetings in the framework of the implementation of the Regional Roadmap on a sustainable solution to arms control in the Western Balkans (Roadmap), were organized by the SALW Commissions in Pristina on 2 April, in Skopje on 23 April, in Tirana on 6 May, in Podgorica on 7 May and in Belgrade on 8 May 2019.
The next Roadmap Local Coordination Meeting will be held in Sarajevo on 16 May 2019.
Relevant institutions responsible for SALW control, regional and international partners and donors came together to review the progress and to discuss plans in the implementation of the Roadmap and the Action Plans. Representatives from the European Union, as well as representatives from the embassies of France and Germany were present at the meetings. Gaps and needs for the implementation of the Roadmap were identified and discussed in these meetings along with the current and planned contributions by the international organizations and donors.
The meetings are organized with the funding support of the European Union through its Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1788, in support of SEESAC for the implementation of the Regional Roadmap on combating illicit arms trafficking in the Western Balkans.