Armed Violence Monitoring Platform: 2023 Firearm Incidents Overview

Overview of Firearm Incidents in South East Europe in 2023

As we navigate through the trends of firearm incidents in South East Europe in 2023, we aim to raise awareness of the consequences and challenges linked to the misuse and possession of firearms. ...

Sweden steadfast in its support to the Western Balkans Multi-Partner Trust Fund

For the fifth consecutive year, Sweden reaffirms its support to the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund with a new funding contribution in the amount of SEK 5 million. Since ...

Incidents in the Criminal Context on the Rise – Reveals October-December 2023 Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor

The recently published Regional Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor, covering the period from October to December 2023, reveals trends regarding firearm incidents in South East Europe (SEE). During ...

The Ministry of Defense of Montenegro Promotes Results in Implementing UNSCR 1325 on Women, Peace and Security

The Ministry of Defense of Montenegro (MoD) has published a promotional brochure on the implementation of UNSCR 1325, outlining its achievements through two of the National Action Plans (NAPs), and ...

2023 – Year in Review

Throughout 2023, SEESAC continued to support the authorities in South East and East Europe in building effective, accountable, and inclusive security sector institutions. This entailed facilitating ...

SEESAC Regional Project Successfully Strengthens Gender Mainstreaming in Western Balkans' Security Sector Reform – as Confirmed by UNDP Independent Evaluation

The "Strengthening of Regional Cooperation on Gender Mainstreaming in Security Sector Reform in the Western Balkans" regional project, has made significant steps in bolstering women's participation in ...

Norway remains committed in its support to the Western Balkans Multi-Partner Trust Fund

As one of the six key contributors and partners, Norway has provided funding support to the Trust Fund since its establishment in 2019. With the latest contribution, Norway has contributed a total of ...

Regional consultations on practical tools to prevent the misuse of firearms in gender-based violence

From 21 November to 14 December 2023, ten consultative meetings were held in Tirana, Podgorica, Skopje, Sarajevo, and Pristina with 35 members of the working groups to discuss the structure and ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor Explores the Impact of Firearm Incidents in Domestic Context in South East Europe in 2022

The most recent In Focus Armed Violence Monitor brings to light firearm incidents in the context of domestic violence in South East Europe in 2022, providing also a comparative analysis with the data ...

The Western Balkans Officials Assess Progress of the Roadmap Implementation at the 10th Regional Coordination Meeting

The Western Balkans authorities reviewed the progress in the implementation of the Roadmap for a Sustainable Solution to the Illegal Possession, Misuse and Trafficking of SALW and Their Ammunition in ...