SEESAC Deliveres a Five-day Regional Training of Trainers for Police Officers in the Western Balkans on the Use of Guidelines to Address Risks of Firearms Misuse in Domestic Violence

SEESAC organized a regional Training of Trainers (ToT) on the practical use of the Guidelines for Assessing and Addressing Risks Related to Firearms Misuse in Domestic Violence, in Herceg Novi from 27 to 31 May 2024.

In 2022, SEESAC initiated the development of the Guidelines for police officers for assessing and addressing risks related to firearms misuse in the context of domestic violence. Through a set of ...

January-March 2024 Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor: Weapon Seizures Remain Prominent Despite a Drop in Overall Cases Involving Firearms

SEESAC has released its latest Quarterly Regional Armed Violence Monitor, offering insights into the trends of firearm incidents in South East Europe from January to March 2024. The first quarter ...

Regional Meeting on Firearms Trafficking Investigation gathers law enforcement agencies from Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine in Belgrade

SEESAC and EMPACT Firearms co-organized the Regional Meeting on Firearms Trafficking Investigation held in Belgrade on 26-27 March. The Meeting brought together representatives from six Western Balkan ...

5th Meeting of Regional Awareness Raising Task Force: Breaking the Cycle of Violence

The Regional Awareness-raising Task Force (RAR TF) facilitated by SEESAC with support from the EU and the Regional Cooperation Council, met for the fifth time on 3-4 April 2024 in Skopje to learn more ...

Outreach of the Firearms Focal Points and Ballistic Laboratory to the Prosecutors successfully held in Podgorica and Tirana

In February and March 2024, SEESAC successfully concluded two sessions on the Outreach of the Firearms Focal Points (FFP) and Ballistic Laboratory of the Ministry of the Interior to the Prosecution ...

Workshop on the Outreach of the Ballistic Laboratory to the Prosecutors successfully held in Skopje

On 28 March in Skopje, SEESAC supported the outreach sessions of ballistic experts from the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia to the Prosecution Office in support of firearms ...

Work on drafting the new Law on Weapons and Ammunition in Serbia continues

Continuing its support to the Ministry of Interior of Serbia in drafting the new Law on Weapons and Ammunition, SEESAC organized the second Workshop on the draft Law on Weapons and Ammunition in Sabac ...

The Montenegrin Border Police Better Prepared for the Fight Against Illicit Firearms Trafficking, with the Support of the EU and UNDP SEESAC

The Border Police of Montenegro received one million euros worth of equipment in support to their efforts to counter illicit firearms trafficking, which was donated by the EU through the UNDP SEESAC program.

The donated equipment will be used for the control and monitoring of the state border, with the aim to more effectively combat the illegal trafficking and misuse of firearms making this way ...

Regional SALW control project concludes with a significant track record of accomplishments

Four years following its establishment, the regional project Support to the implementation of the Roadmap for a sustainable solution to the illegal possession, misuse and trafficking of Small Arms and ...

Western Balkan SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund completes the fifth year of its functioning with tangible results towards a safer region

The Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund ended the year 2023 with tangible achievements towards the goals set by the regional Roadmap for SALW Control. Since its establishment ...