Full Integration of Women in the Armed Forces requires Gender Responsive Human Resources Policies

Sarajevo, 27-28 November 2019. Nineteen (19) representatives of the Human Resources Departments in the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia and North Macedonia participated ...

Second Meeting of the Firearms Focal Points in the EU and the Western Balkans

On 28 November 2019, representatives of 19 Firearms Focal Points (FFP) from the European Union (EU) and the Western Balkans, together with representatives of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), UK’s National Ballistics ...

12th Regional Meeting of the South-East Europe Firearms Experts Network

The 12th Regional Meeting of the South-East Europe Firearms Experts Network (SEEFEN) took place in Novi Sad, Serbia, on 26-27 November 2019.  The meeting gathered investigators, prosecutors, customs officials, forensic experts and border ...

Increased Capacity of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro to conduct surveys

Podgorica, 21-22 November 2019. Nine members of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Armed Forces of Montenegro participated in the training for conducting gender sensitive research of employees’ job satisfaction, held by UNDP SEESAC at ...

12th Meeting of SALW Commissions in South East and East Europe

The 12th Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Commissions Meeting was organized in Tirana on 22 November 2019. The SALW Commissions meetings gather arms control policy-makers from South East and East Europe to exchange common challenges ...

The 2nd Regional SALW Control Roadmap Coordination Meeting

Following Local Coordination Meetings that took place in Belgrade, Podgorica, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje and Tirana, over 100 participants, representatives of SALW Commissions in the Western Balkans, the international organizations ...

Gender Equality Mechanisms in the MoDs and AFs in the Western Balkans Boosting Gender Equality in the Military

Skopje, 12-13 November 2019 Twenty-two (22) representatives of the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of North Macedonia participated in the 11th Regional Meeting ...

Persons of Trust in the Ministry of Defense and Serbian Armed Forces preparing for their leading role as gender equality mechanism

  Zlatibor, 31 October – 1 November 2019 Eighteen Persons of Trust in charge of providing primary peer support in cases of gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse participated in the Capacity building Workshop, held by ...

SEESAC supports first firearms destruction event in Kosovo*

589 confiscated firearms were destroyed by the Kosovo Police and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, on 14 November 2019, during an event organized with the support of UNDP, through the Kosovo Safety and Security Programme (KSSP) and SEESAC. ...

2nd Round of the Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings 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 Skopje on 29 October, in Pristina ...