Progress made in South East and East Europe highlighted during the Seventh Biannual Meeting of States

From 26 to 30 July 2021, member states, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and experts around the globe gathered during the 7th Biannual Meeting of States to consider the ...

From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – Regional Approaches to Arms Control

Published by UNLIREC here  On the margins of the seventh Biennial Meeting of States on the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light ...

SEESAC supported the development of Frontex handbook on firearms for border guards and customs officers

 Firearms Handbook video

Illegal weapons play a key role in many of the most violent crimes in our societies. This is why combatting  firearms related-crimes is one of the key priorities for all law enforcement authorities in ...

Join us for BMS7 side event “From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – Regional Approaches to Arms Control”

UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) and SEESAC will organize a virtual side event “From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – ...

Workshop on Harmonization of the Legal Framework on Arms Control with the EU Acquis organized in North Macedonia

UNDP SEESAC continued its support to activities of harmonization of North Macedonia’s legal framework on SALW control with the EU Acquis. The workshop with the Ministry of Interior, representatives of ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor – Perpetrators of Firearm Incidents in South East Europe in 2020 is Now Available

In its latest issue of the In Focus - Armed Violence Monitor, SEESAC provides a significant contribution towards a more comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of perpetrators of firearm ...

SEESAC marks the International Gun Destruction Day by sharing an insight into its work

Today is July 9th -  the International Gun Destruction Day. A day that draws our attention to violence committed by small arms and light weapons and calls on governments to destroy any surplus or ...

5th Regional Roadmap Coordination Meeting

Following Local Coordination Meetings that took place in Pristina, Skopje, Podgorica, Tirana, Belgrade, and Sarajevo, over 100 participants, representatives of SALW Commissions in the Western Balkans, ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans jointly working towards comprehensive integration of gender perspective in Military Education and Training

With the support of UNDP SEESAC, the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) Teaching Gender in the Military: A Handbook has been translated into BCMS and Macedonian and is available at ...

Progress in SALW control acknowledged at the Western Balkans Summit

Seven years after the first Berlin Western Balkans Summit in 2014, the Heads of Governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, as well as the Heads of ...