A plan for a safer future

10 July, London. The Roadmap for a sustainable solution to arms control in the Western Balkans by 2024 was adopted by the region’s leaders at the London Summit in the presence of European Union (EU) leaders. The Roadmap was developed by the Western ...

How do we ensure transparency of arms exports in South East Europe? Just launched: Regional Arms Export Reports 2015, 2016

Based on a unified method for data collection and reporting, the Regional Arms Export Reports 2015, 2016 contain information on conventional arms exports of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and the former Yugoslav ...

Montenegro pioneers the ammunition destruction scene in South East Europe

With over 27.757 pieces of ammunition destroyed on 4 June 2018, Montenegro proves once more its commitment to a future safe from harm caused by the most profitable armed violence tool: ammunition. The destruction event was organized by the ...

A signature solution to arms control

Over 20 million citizens in South East Europe are now living in a safer region as a result of a European Union (EU) – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) partnership on Disarmament and arms control in the region for the last 15 years. ...

What I ask myself when I think about gun violence

Confessions of a communications person whose tweets mostly include shotgun pellets, guns or a combination of the two. Launched today, SEESAC's Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) is a digital platform fact-checking the firearms ...

How many incidents with firearms were committed in South East Europe while we were writing this?

9 May 2018, South East Europe SEESAC launches the Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) - South East Europe’s first digital platform fact-checking daily firearms incidents across the region. The uncontrolled spread and misuse of ...

Champions of Gender Equality: Albania joins SEESAC’s Gender Coach Programme

With Albania joining Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro in SEESAC’s Gender Coach Programme, South East Europe is striving for gender equality in the areas of policy-making where it is needed the most: safety and security. In South East ...

Fostering coordination for over 15 years: The Regional Steering Group Meeting on Small Arms and Light Weapons

Organized annually for over 15 years, the Regional Steering Group Meeting (RSG) on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) is a platform that enables discussions and fosters coordination at the regional level among key partners who are fighting ...

When regional cooperation meets national commitment: The Republic of Moldova establishes its SALW Commission

Milestone reached in ensuring a coordinated approach to arms control in South East Europe as the Republic of Moldova establishes its small arms and light weapons (SALW) Commission. Since 2002, SEESAC has been pioneering an approach to SALW ...

South East Europe stands united to tighten arms control

1 February 2018, Podgorica Decision makers committed to fighting arms illicit possession, trafficking and misuse together for the safety and security of all citizens in Europe as defined in a Joint Statement at the high-level meeting: ‘Reinforcing ...