Western Balkan SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund Approves New Projects

The Steering Committee of the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund for the Implementation of the Roadmap for SALW Control in the Western Balkans held a meeting in Skopje, on 4 July 2022 when it approved ...

Armed Violence Monitor: Number of Firearms Incidents Declined while Number of Victims Increased in Last Three Months

SEESAC’s Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor Regional Report for the period April-June 2022 reveals that the number of firearms incidents declined by 11.3% comparing to the first quarter of the year. ...

UNRCPD concludes training on gender and small arms control in Bangladesh

This news item was originally published on the UN Office for Disarmament Affairs website, available here. Thirty-three participants, among government officials, security and defence forces, and ...

Ministry of Defence of Montenegro Completes Guide on Combating Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Abuse

The Ministry of Defence of Montenegro developed the Guide on combating discrimination, sexual harassment, and abuse, and the accompanying Leaflet, to increase internal capacities for efficiently ...

Common Challenges and Solutions Are Being Discussed at 15th Regional Meeting of Small Arms and Light Weapons Commissions

Over 35 representatives of the Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Commissions, from the Western Balkans, Moldova, and Ukraine, and representatives of expert organisations engaged in arms control ...

Western Balkan Ministries of Defence and Armed Forces Initiate Development of Online Gender Awareness Raising Course

For the sixth time, twenty members of the Regional Network of Gender Military Trainers from the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from the Western Balkans met in Kolasin, Montenegro ...

Roadmap Implementation Progress Being Reviewed at Seventh Regional Coordination Meeting

Over 115 participants, representatives of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Commissions from the Western Balkans, the international organisations engaged in arms control in the region and donors, ...

Western Balkan Ministries of Defence and Armed Forces Integrate Gender Perspective in Military Education and Training

The Regional Working Group for the Integration of the Gender Perspective in the Military Education and Training gathered to review and agree on the final draft of the Regional Baseline Study on the ...

Western Balkan and Moldovan Authorities Enhance Knowledge on Ammunition Surveillance

Over 30 representatives of authorities and international organizations involved in physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) of conventional weapons and ammunition from the Western Balkans and ...

SEESAC Supports the Establishment of the Western Balkan Awareness Raising Task Force

On 22 June 2022, SEESAC organized the first meeting of the Regional Awareness Rising Task Force for Decreasing Threats Posed by Misuse and Illicit Possession of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) ...