Armed Violence Monitor: Lowest Number of Firearm Deaths Reported in Last Quarter of 2022

SEESAC’s latest Quarterly Armed Violence Regional Monitor, covering October-December 2022, shows that the total number of firearm incidents decreased - 821 firearm incidents were recorded, which is a ...

Armed Violence Monitoring Platform: 2022 Firearm Incidents Overview

To gain a better understanding of the adverse impact that firearms have on citizens, it is vital to reflect on firearm incidents that occurred in South East Europe in 2022. Using the SEESAC’s ...

SEESAC Reminds Us to Celebrate Safely This Holiday Season and #BetheStaroftheParty

As the region enters the holiday season, SEESAC reminds us all of the inherent dangers of misuse of firearms and explosives, and encourage us to celebrate safely. Celebratory shooting and misuse of ...

2022 – Year in Review

2022 was a year marking 20 years of SEESAC’s unwavering commitment to a safer South-East Europe, demonstrated through our work towards strengthening the capacities of stakeholders in the region to ...

South Eastern and Eastern Europe Authorities Discuss Current Challenges and Solutions in 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 ...

SEESAC Helps Western Balkan Authorities to Assess Their CSI Units’ Capacities

During November and December, SEESAC conducted dedicated field visits to the four Western Balkan jurisdictions – Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, and Serbia – aimed at assessing the ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor: More People were Killed with Firearms in Context of Domestic Violence than in any Other Context; Women are Disproportionally Affected

SEESAC's most recent In Focus Armed Violence Monitor centres around firearm incidents in the context of domestic violence in South East Europe (SEE), covering the period 2019-2021. By providing an ...

Western Balkan and Moldovan Border Police and Customs Continue Enhancing Their Capacities

In cooperation with Frontex, SEESEAC organised the Regional Meeting of the Border Police and Customs representatives in Tirana, Albania on 6-7 December 2022. Over 40 participants got a chance to ...

EU-Western Balkans Summit Commends Western Balkans' SALW Control Roadmap

The EU-Western Balkans Summit took place on Tuesday, 6 December in Tirana, Albania and it was ended with issuing the Tirana declaration which, among others, commends the Western Balkans' SALW Control ...

Western Balkan and Moldovan Criminal Police Services Build Capacities in Countering Trafficking and Illicit Possession of Firearms

Supported by the European Union, SEESAC organised the Regional Meeting of Criminal Police Representatives in Budva, Montenegro, on 30 November – 1 December. The criminal police plays a pivotal ...