Bosnia and Herzegovina smelts 1,864 pieces of small arms and light weapons and components contributing to increased safety of its citizens and regional security

17 October 2020 Jelšingrad, Banja Luka - Twelve police agencies from Bosnia and Herzegovina together with the SALW Coordination Board, destroyed 1,864 pieces of small arms and light weapons (SALW) ...

Police services in South East Europe trained on Open Source Intelligence

28 September - 2 October 2020 SEESAC organized a five-day workshop on Open source intelligence (OSINT) for police services in South East Europe further developing capacities of the Firearms Focal ...

Advancing the Capacities of the Ministry of Interior in the Field of Custody Chain, Crime Scene Investigations and the Ballistic Laboratory in the Field of Operations and Investigations in Trafficking of Firearms and Firearms Criminality

The project under implementation by UNDP Serbia supports the Ministry of Interior of Serbia to improve its capacities for the investigation of illicit SALW misuse, trafficking and possession, focusing ...

Reduce risk - Increase safety – Towards ending SALW misuse in domestic violence context

The project under implementation by UNDP Serbia aims to reduce the misuse of firearms in the context of violence against women, domestic violence and other forms of gender-based violence by improving ...

Urgent Action on Ammunition Destruction - Project EXPLODE+

The project implemented by UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina aimed at assisting the Ministry of Defence/Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina in removing the threat that unsafe ammunition presents to the ...

Countering Illicit Arms Trafficking (CIAT)

The project under implementation by UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina aims to enhance the capacity of the Border Police in Bosnia and Herzegovina and of 14 entity and cantonal Police Agencies to combat ...

How the security sector can help to achieve gender equality in line with UN Security Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

Seminar for Representatives of the South East Europe Military Intelligence Chiefs’ Forum (SEEMIC)

30 September – 1 October 2020 In a two-days Gender Awareness Seminar, twenty-two representatives of the South East Europe Military Intelligence Chief’s Forum from ten countries, actively ...

Fast Facts on Small Arms and Light Weapons Surveys in South East Europe released

In 2018, with support from SEESAC the Commissions for Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) coordinated the collection of data on the distribution and impact of SALW within South East Europe, namely in ...

MoDs and AFs in the Western Balkans confirmed commitment to achieving gender equality at the 12th Regional Meeting of Gender Equality Mechanisms

A total of 23 representatives of the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and the Republic of North Macedonia gathered virtually in the 12th ...

10 September - World Suicide Prevention Day

While we commemorate suicide prevention day, linkages between firearms and suicides are usually neglected. We can change this. At least 459 people died by firearm suicides in the Western Balkans ...