3rd International Donor Conference - 7 September 2021, Online
The third High-Level Meeting held online, on 7 September 2021, was hosted by the EU Commission in close cooperation with the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European External Action Service. The high-level meeting reviewed the progress achieved in implementation of the EU Action Plan on Firearms Trafficking 2020-2025 including in the SALW Control Roadmap for the Western Balkans in thre three years of the Roadmap implementation. During the meeting, the Ministers of Internal Affairs from the Western Balkans gave detailed updates on the progress in their jurisdictions, while SEESAC's Project Manager delivered a presentation detailing results achieved by the region during three years of Roadmap implementation. Key international organizations including OSCE, UNODC, NATO, EUROPOL/EMPACT, FRONTEX and key donors presented their contribution to the implementation of the Roadmap.
2nd International Donor Conference - 31 January 2020, Berlin
The Second High-Level Meeting took place in Berlin, on 31 January 2020. Hosted by Heiko Mass, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany and H.E. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France, the second high-level meeting on the implementation of the SALW Control Roadmap for the Western Balkans reviewed the progress achieved in the first year of the implementation of the Roadmap. In the meeting, the Ministers of Interior and Foreign Affairs of the Western Balkans reported on progress in their jurisdictions, while SEESAC’s Project Manager reported on the progress of the implementation of the Roadmap. Key international organizations including OSCE, UNODC, NATO, EUROPOL/EMPACT, FRONTEX and key donors presented their contribution to the implementation of the Roadmap.
1st International Donor Conference - 11 December 2018, Paris
The first International Donor Conference for the Roadmap was organized by the governments of France and Germany in Paris on 11 December 2018. The event was hosted by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of France and Germany and it brought together over 100 participants including Ministers or Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Interior from Western Balkans, governments’ representatives from Europe, North America, and international and regional organizations engaged in arms control, including the United Nations. The Ministers of Interior from the Western Balkans presented the priorities set forth in the Action Plans for the implementation of the Roadmap, as well as identified goals while international organizations informed on their planned support to these action plans ranging from stockpiles management to strengthening criminal justice response to misuse of firearms and mainstreaming gender in security policies.