Safety, security, gender equality - from the Western Balkans to the world

The RSSRP Report covering January 2016 - June 2017 highlights how the Westerns Balkans are sharing their expertise in niche rule of law areas, from small arms and light weapons control to gender equality, from the United Kingdom to Uganda. ...

One-on-one sessions on Gender Equality

For high ranking officials in Ministries of Interior across the Western Balkans   Gender still does not come first on the to-do list of leaders and decision makers in South-East Europe. But recently, it has reached the agendas of decision makers, ...

Gun destruction – why it matters

by Luke Bacigalupo, SEESAC Junior Communications Consultant   When you work in a security-related field seeing illegal weapons that can end a life or cause debilitating injury being tossed aside and cut to pieces is a textbook example of a ...

Working together in the Western Balkans – key to European security

Interior Ministers from the Western Balkans met with Ministers of Home Affairs of Estonia, Bulgaria and Austria, and the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship in Sofia, at the annual EU-Western Balkans Ministerial ...

Cutting the supply chain at source: Bosnia and Herzegovina destroys 200.000 pieces of ammunition

200.000 pieces of the 7.62x39mm caliber ammunition were destroyed in Bosnia and Herzegovina this October, with the support of the European Union and SEESAC. Easily hidden and smuggled across borders, ammunition is highly proliferative. ...

No Borders for the Illegal Arms Trade

SEESAC’s experts Slobodan Boskovic and Juliana Buzi presented SEESAC’s work and its relevance to the global fight against the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons (SALW) at expert symposiums organized by the UN Office for Disarmament ...

24 October – kick off day for Disarmament Week

24 October 2017 Monday 24th October 2017 marks the beginning of the United Nations (UN) disarmament week. Disarmament involves decreasing the numbers of all types of arms, from weapons of mass destruction down to small arms and light weapons ...

SEESAC shares expertise with INTERPOL members

SEESAC presented its holistic, regional approach to small arms and light weapons (SALW) control to INTERPOL members at the 4th INTERPOL Firearm Forensics Symposium, held from 17th – 19th October in Dubrovnik, Croatia. To combat the misuse ...

Ministries of Defense work together to benefit South East Europe

The South-East Europe Defense Ministerial (SEDM) Process brought together representatives of Ministries of Defense from across South East Europe to discuss joint projects and common challenges, on topics ranging from military hospitals, ...

The intimate connection: gender and small arms and light weapons

SEESAC’s research on gender and small arms and light weapons utilized in new ISACS module On 5 October 2017, the United Nations’ internal mechanism for Coordinating Action on Small Arms (CASA) adopted the ISACS module (ISACS 06.10) “Women, ...