[JUST LAUNCHED] Guidelines for Gender Analysis of Legislation and Policies Relevant for Small Arms Control

In 2021, a large-scale gender analysis of small arms control legislation and policies was undertaken in the Western Balkans. In cooperation with SALW commissions, UNDP SEESAC screened 101 laws, 113 ...

Reviewing progress and plans in arms control in Southeast Europe – Regional Steering Group on SALW annual meeting held in Belgrade, Serbia.

The Regional Steering Group (RSG) on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Annual Meeting was held on 9 March 2022 in a hybrid set-up. Co-chaired by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the United ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor on Celebratory Shootings in South East Europe in 2021is Published

In its most recent In Focus - Armed Violence Monitor, SEESAC addresses celebratory shooting incidents in South-East Europe (SEE) from 1 January to 31 December 2021, including a comparative overview to ...

UNDP SEESAC takes part in First National Conference on Preventing and Combating Illicit Trafficking in Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives in Kyiv

Credit: OSCE/Serhii Korovainyi

SEESAC took part in the First National Conference on Preventing and Combating Illicit Trafficking in Weapons, Ammunition and Explosives in all its aspects, organized with the support of OSCE on 15-16 ...

Looking back on 2021 through the Armed Violence Monitoring Platform

With 2021 now behind us, it is important to look back on the firearm incidents that took place in South East Europe to gain a better understanding of the firearms’ adverse impact on civilians. The ...

SEESAC’s Awareness Raising Campaign #Don’tBeLikeJoe Seen over 18 million Times

Awareness raising around the inherent dangers of misuse of firearms and explosives is an integral part of SEESAC’s regular activities. This holiday season, we decided to focus our attention on ...

Armed Violence Monitor: 756 firearm incidents reported in the October-December 2021 period

SEESAC’s latest Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor report, covering October-December 2021 period, is now available. With 756 cases reported1, the last quarter of 2021 observed the lowest number of ...

Gender analysis of SALW control legislation and policies – reports just launched

UNDP SEESAC in cooperation with Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) commissions in the region has undertaken a large-scale gender analysis of small arms control legislation and policies. In five ...

Revisiting SALW Awareness Initiatives - armed with old and new tools

With a new project funded by the European Commission DG NEAR and launched on 1 September 2021, we at UNDP SEESAC are intensifying our efforts around small arms and light weapons (SALW) awareness work. ...

2021 - Year in Review

As 2021 comes to a close and the holiday season begins, we pause to take stock of and reflect on the year behind us. In 2021 UNDP SEESAC has continued its close cooperation with the ...