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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SEESAC to Showcase Leading Initiatives in Arms Control at the upcoming Fourth Review Conference on the Programme of Action on SALW control in New York

18 June 2024

SEESAC to Showcase Leading Initiatives in Arms Control at the upcoming Fourth Review Conference on the Programme of Action on SALW control in New York

On 19, 20 and 21 June 2024, UNDP's South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) is hosting three side events at the fourth Review Conference on the Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA) in New York. These side events will bring together key ...
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SEESAC Organizes the First in a Series of Trainings on Ethical Reporting on Gender-Based Violence for Prosecutors and Journalists

18 June 2024

SEESAC Organizes the First in a Series of Trainings on Ethical Reporting on Gender-Based Violence for Prosecutors and Journalists

Fifteen journalists, prosecutors, and representatives of the Ministry of Interior gathered in Vrdnik on 20-21 May 2024 to attend a two-day training focused on ethical reporting on gender-based violence (GBV), with a particular emphasis on incidents involving firearm misuse. This training, organised by UNDP SEESAC, was the first in a series of such events that will be organised across six Western ...
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SEESAC Deliveres a Five-day Regional Training of Trainers for Police Officers in the Western Balkans on the Use of Guidelines to Address Risks of Firearms Misuse in Domestic Violence

7 June 2024

SEESAC Deliveres a Five-day Regional Training of Trainers for Police Officers in the Western Balkans on the Use of Guidelines to Address Risks of Firearms Misuse in Domestic Violence

In 2022, SEESAC initiated the development of the Guidelines for police officers for assessing and addressing risks related to firearms misuse in the context of domestic violence. Through a set of practical checklists, the Guidelines aim to support police officers to effectively assess, address, prevent, and reduce risks related to the presence and firearms misuse in domestic violence. ...
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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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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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