Regional Seminar on Armed Violence Prevention

At the Regional Steering Group meeting in April 2009 the countries from South Eastern Europe have requested SEESAC, as part of the process for increased regional ownership, to provide them with an opportunity to review their progress in the ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2007 Arms Exports and Imports Report

Since 2006 SEESAC has been providing assistance to the Governments in the Western Balkans for development and publication of their annual reports on arms exports. The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina ...

SALW Legislation in Montenegro

The Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) between Montenegro and the European Union was signed on 15 October 2007. Montenegro has made commitments under the SAA to approximate their legislation to that of the EU and especially to ...

Destruction of weapons in Serbia

On 03 October 2009 the Ministry of Interior (MoI) of the Republic of Serbia will destroy 17,000 surplus and confiscated weapons. The destruction activity is part of SEESAC's assistance  programme to MoI Serbia in the area of SALW control. ...

Destruction of weapons in Moldova

The Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Republic of Moldova has confirmed that the destruction of confiscated and surplus weapons will take place on 06 October 2009. SEESAC and MIA have worked on this project for the past six months. More ...

Explosion in Munitions Factory in Uzice, Serbia

According to Serbian media seven people died and fourteen were injured when an explosion took place in the munitions factory "Prvi Partizan" in Uzice around 2130 local time on 3 September 2009. The cause of the explosion is still being investigated ...

SALW Liaison Officer in Moldova

Following up on a request by the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) of the Republic of Moldova for increased coordination between SEESAC and MIA during the implementation of SALW projects in Moldova, SEESAC has recruited in August 2009 Mr. ...

SALW Media Monitoring Database is on-line

In order to provide all small arms and light weapons stakeholders in South Eastern and Eastern Europe with an overview of regional current events, and as part of encouraging information exchange on SALW issues, SEESAC has developed its own ...

Montenegro Needs Assessment Finalised

Mr Zoran Pazin, Researcher on SALW Legislation, has finalised a comparative study on the existing legislation on arms control in Montenegro. Montenegro has adhered to the UN Firearms Protocol in Dec 2006. Montenegro has also expressed commitment ...

Security Perception Study in Montenegro and Serbia

Representatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and SEESAC have presented their current activities and priorities for 2010. It was established that many of the objectives of SEESAC’s program are also part of the ...