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 ...

UNDP SEESAC reconfirms its dedication to contributing to regional collaboration within South-East Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) forum

UNDP SEESAC took part in the 45th South-East Europe Defence Ministerial Coordination Committee Meeting (SEDM - CC) held via teleconference on 10 June 2021, hosted by Zagreb and Croatian Deputy Chief ...

A gender perspective is a prerequisite for a transparent and fair recruitment process

Two-day training to selection commissions members of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro conducted

Ten representatives from the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro actively participated in a two-day seminar on how to ensure that the selection procedures reflect the highest standards ...

Security sector working to achieve gender equality

Advanced Gender Equality Seminar for the Representatives of the South East Europe Military Intelligence Chiefs’ Forum (SEEMIC) held online

Ten representatives of the South East Europe Military Intelligence Chief’s Forum from 7 countries actively participated and learned about various types and forms of gender-based discrimination, sexual ...

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 ...

SEESAC shares its experience in mainstreaming gender in SALW control with regional and sub-regional organizations

UNODA organized virtually during May - June 2021 two webinars aiming to train staff from regional and sub-regional organizations on the approaches of gender mainstreaming in small arms control ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans conducted the second regional comprehensive survey on the Position of Women in the Armed Forces

Representatives of the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia met online today to discuss the findings of the second ...

SEESAC and EMPACT organize workshop on increased intelligence sharing

To further increase the information sharing in the intelligence phase of the investigations, SEESAC joined its efforts with EMPACT (European Multidisciplinary Platform Against Criminal Threats) and ...

SEESAC continues to support combating the threat of converted blank fire weapons

SEESAC continued its support to the authorities of North Macedonia and Kosovo* in combating the increasing threat that converted blank fire weapons pose not just to these jurisdictions but the entire ...

SEESAC celebrates 19 years of working towards a safer South East and East Europe

On 8 May 2021, the South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) celebrated 19 years of continued action marked by unfaltering dedication to ...