The Regional Gender Equality in the Military project in the Western Balkans - 2020 Year in Review

In the year of the 20th anniversary of UNSCR 1325 ‘Women, Peace and Security’ (WPS) the Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans with the support of UNDP SEESAC continued the regional cooperation ...

2020 results of the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Trust Fund

In 2020, the UNDP Office in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo* Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, and the UNODC Global Firearms Programme initiated the first four projects of the Western ...

2020 results of the Regional UNDP project supported by Germany

2020 has been a challenging but fulfilling year for Western Balkans Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Control Roadmap. As part of the UNDP Regional project, the Western Balkans authorities achieved ...

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of North Macedonia increases its capacities to prevent and respond to gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse

16-17 December 2020, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia Twelve representatives of the internal complaints mechanism in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Army of the Republic of North ...

Converted weapons in focus - Technical workshop on Countering Illicit Arms Trafficking

Technical Workshop on Countering Illicit Arms Trafficking, organized with law enforcement representatives from Pristina and Skopje shed light on the emerging issue of converted weapons in the region. ...

Strengthening legal framework of Western Balkans on SALW and explosives control through harmonization with the EU Acquis

On 15 December, SEESAC organized an online Regional Workshop on Harmonization of Legislation in the Field of SALW and Explosives Control with the EU Acquis. Delegations from Belgrade, Chisinau, Kiev, ...

New projects approved within the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Trust Fund

Five new projects will be initiated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Offices in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia in the beginning of ...

Fourth Regional Roadmap Coordination Meeting

Following the Fourth Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings organized by SALW Commissions in Pristina (5 November), Skopje (10 November), Podgorica (12 November), Tirana (16 November) and Sarajevo (20 ...

Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings in the Western Balkans

Within the framework for the implementation of the Regional Roadmap for a sustainable solution to arms control in the Western Balkans, local coordination meetings were organized online by the SALW ...

Strengthening the capacities of Border Police Services across the Western Balkans to counter illicit arms trafficking

On 1st December SEESAC organized the meeting of border police representatives in the Western Balkans with the aim to agree on the comprehensive approach to strengthening capacities of border police ...