We have been working on disarmament, arms control, and gender equality in South East Europe since 2002.
SALW Control

SALW Control

Strengthening safety and security through regional cooperation in South East Europe.

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SALW Control Roadmap

SALW Control Roadmap

The Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap - a plan for a safer future.

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Gender in Security Sector Reform

Gender in Security Sector Reform

Supporting advancement of gender equality in security sector reform through regional cooperation.

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Regional Security Sector Reform Platform

Regional Security Sector Reform Platform

Expertise on niche rule of law areas, from small arms and light weapons to gender equality, from the Western Balkans to the world.

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January-March 2024 Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor: Weapon Seizures Remain Prominent Despite a Drop in Overall Cases Involving Firearms

26 April 2024

January-March 2024 Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor: Weapon Seizures Remain Prominent Despite a Drop in Overall Cases Involving Firearms

SEESAC has released its latest Quarterly Regional Armed Violence Monitor, offering insights into the trends of firearm incidents in South East Europe from January to March 2024. The first quarter of 2024 documented 842 firearm incidents in South East Europe (SEE), marking a 3% drop from the last quarter of 2023. With 430 cases, weapon seizures were the most reported type of incident, ...
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Regional Meeting on Firearms Trafficking Investigation gathers law enforcement agencies from Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine in Belgrade

15 April 2024

Regional Meeting on Firearms Trafficking Investigation gathers law enforcement agencies from Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine in Belgrade

SEESAC and EMPACT Firearms co-organized the Regional Meeting on Firearms Trafficking Investigation held in Belgrade on 26-27 March. The Meeting brought together representatives from six Western Balkan jurisdictions, Moldova, and Ukraine, and the partnering international agencies FRONTEX and EUROPOL. The meeting focused on crucial themes such as intelligence gathering, threat assessment, ...
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5th Meeting of Regional Awareness Raising Task Force: Breaking the Cycle of Violence

12 April 2024

5th Meeting of Regional Awareness Raising Task Force: Breaking the Cycle of Violence

The Regional Awareness-raising Task Force (RAR TF) facilitated by SEESAC with support from the EU and the Regional Cooperation Council, met for the fifth time on 3-4 April 2024 in Skopje to learn more about the experiences of Western Balkan jurisdictions in conducting SALW related awareness raising activities, foster regional cooperation and strengthen institutional capacities in awareness raising ...
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Outreach of the Firearms Focal Points and Ballistic Laboratory to the Prosecutors successfully held in Podgorica and Tirana

12 April 2024

Outreach of the Firearms Focal Points and Ballistic Laboratory to the Prosecutors successfully held in Podgorica and Tirana

In February and March 2024, SEESAC successfully concluded two sessions on the Outreach of the Firearms Focal Points (FFP) and Ballistic Laboratory of the Ministry of the Interior to the Prosecution Office in support of firearms crime-related investigations. Held in Podgorica and Tirana, the sessions were part of a broader series of regional events aimed at integrating the FFP as a new function ...
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Armed Violence Monitoring Platform

Showing the number of reported firearms incidents in South East Europe this month

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Total number of reported firearms incidents this month

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