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 ...

Montenegro Destroys Ammunition – For a Safer Region

The Montenegrin authorities and SEESAC destroyed over 6,400 pieces of surplus ammunition during December 2017. In 2017, in partnership with SEESAC and supported by the European Union, Montenegro destroyed over 42,600 pieces of ammunition. ...

Record-breaking number of security institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina united to destroy weapons

9 December 2017, Jelšingrad, Banja Luka 11 police agencies destroyed 1,258 small arms and light weapons (SALW) and 1,197 parts and components in the Jelšingrad industrial smelting facility in Banja Luka – amounting to a record-breaking ...

Firearms Focal Points - the ‘one-stop shop’ for all gun-related information

A partnership between SEESAC and governments across South East Europe aims at bringing Firearms Focal Points– investigation hubs for all firearms related information - to 7 different locations in the region. Fighting gun violence is not ...