SALW Commissions in South East and East Europe met for the 14th time

The 14th regional meeting of Small Arms and Light Weapons Commissions gathered representatives from Belgrade, Chisinau, Kiev, Minsk, Podgorica, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Tirana on 12 and 13 ...

More than 900 firearm-related incidents reported from July to September 2021 in the SEE region

The new Quarterly Armed Violence Regional Report recorded 922 firearm-related incidents1 in the region from July to September 2021. Some of the main findings are: 922 firearm incidents were ...

The Regional Workshop on harmonization of legislation in the field of SALW Control with the EU Acquis

The Regional Workshop on harmonization of legislation in the field of SALW Control with the EU Acquis was held online on 28 September 2021 in organization of SEESAC. Representatives of Western Balkan ...

BiH destroys 1,972 pieces of small arms and light weapons and their components

On 18 September 2021, the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) destroyed 1,972 pieces of small arms and light weapons weapons (SALW), including 891 SALW parts and components, at the Jelisingrad ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor – Firearm-related Suicides in South East Europe in 2020 is Published

The most recent issue of SEESAC's In Focus Armed Violence Monitor brings light to firearm-related suicides in South East Europe (SEE) in 2020. By focusing on suicide deaths involving firearms, ...

Armed violence trends in South East Europe: New quarterly report published, capturing 789 incidents with firearms

The  Quarterly Armed Violence Regional Report recorded 789 firearm-related incidents in the region from April to June 2021. Some of the main findings are: 789 firearm incidents were ...

SEESAC supported the development of Frontex handbook on firearms for border guards and customs officers

 Firearms Handbook video

Illegal weapons play a key role in many of the most violent crimes in our societies. This is why combatting  firearms related-crimes is one of the key priorities for all law enforcement authorities in ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor – Perpetrators of Firearm Incidents in South East Europe in 2020 is Now Available

In its latest issue of the In Focus - Armed Violence Monitor, SEESAC provides a significant contribution towards a more comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of perpetrators of firearm ...

816 firearm incidents recorded in South East Europe from January to March 2021

New South East Europe Armed Violence Monitor Quarterly Regional Report is Published

The just-published Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) recorded 816 firearm-related incidents in the region from January to March 2021. Some of the main findings are: 816 firearm incidents ...

South East Europe Firearms Expert Network met for the 14th time

The Regional Meeting of the South East Europe Firearms Expert Network (SEEFEN), facilitated by SEESAC, brought together investigators, ballistic experts, representatives of border police, customs ...