April-June 2023 Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor: Drop in Number of Criminal Context Incidents, Undetermined Shootings, and Suicides with Firearms

SEESAC has just published its latest Quarterly Armed Violence Regional Monitor, shedding light on the trends of firearm incidents in South East Europe from April to June 2023. This quarter ...

SEESAC supports preparations for this year’s Joint Action Days and the drafting of the two-year Operational Action Plan (OAP) within the EMPACT FIREARMS JAD SEE framework

From 4 to 6 September 2023 in Skopje, SEESAC organized the Regional Workshop on Intelligence Collection in support of the implementation of the European Multidisciplinary Platform Against Criminal ...

SEESAC and FRONTEX Continue Cooperation to Enhance Firearms Detection Capabilities for North Macedonia's Border Police and Customs Officials

SEESAC and FRONTEX joined their forces once again to support authorities in the Western Balkans in strengthening their ability to detect firearms. This time, representatives from North Macedonia's ...

SEESAC's In Focus Armed Violence Monitor Reveals - Decline in Firearm Incidents in Criminal Context Seen in 2022

Incidents related to organized crime, armed robberies, firearm thefts, as well as other incidents with a criminal background, continue to have an adverse impact on citizens across South East Europe. ...

SEESAC and FRONTEX Collaborate on Firearms Detection Training for Border Police and Customs Officials from Albania and Kosovo*

SEESAC and FRONTEX are continuing their efforts to support authorities in the Western Balkans in enhancing their capabilities in firearms detection. In this instance, representatives from the Border ...

SEESAC Completes Series of Trainings on Firearm Detection and Risk Analysis in Seven Jurisdictions

Considering the findings from the Needs Assessment Report evaluating the capabilities of Bosnia and Herzegovina's authorities in combatting firearm trafficking and illegal possession, SEESAC ...

South Eastern and Eastern Europe Authorities Discuss Challenges and Possible Solutions for Enhanced SALW Control

Representatives of the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Commissions from South Eastern and Eastern Europe as well as representatives of expert organisations engaged in arms control gathered for the ...

Voluntary Firearms Surrender Campaign in Serbia Successfully Ends with 108,883 Pieces of Firearms and Explosive Devices Collected

Following two mass shootings that occurred in Serbia in early May, the Minister of Interior issued an order on the surrender of unregistered weapons and ammunition, launching the voluntary firearms ...

SEESAC Strengthens Firearm Detection and Risk Analysis Skills of Montenegro's Criminal Police

Considering the findings of the Needs Assessment Report assessing the capabilities of Montenegro's Criminal Police in combatting firearm trafficking and illicit possession, SEESAC implemented an ...

SEESAC Enhances Firearms Detection and Risk Analysis Skills of Albanian Criminal Police

In response to the Needs Assessment Report on the capabilities of Albania's Criminal Police in combatting firearm trafficking and illicit possession, SEESAC organised a comprehensive training. The ...