North Macedonia’s draft Law on Weapons discussed in the Workshop on the Harmonization of the Legal Framework on Arms Control with the EU Acquis

UNDP SEESAC supported a workshop  on harmonization of legislation of North Macedonia’s legal framework on SALW control with the EU Acquis.  During today’s workshop, working group members and  SEESAC ...

SEESAC continues to support Albania in harmonizing its SALW control legislation with the EU Acquis

UNDP SEESAC continued with the support to Ministry of Interior of Albania in the field of harmonization of the SALW control legislation with the EU Acquis, through organization of  a two-day Workshop ...

Armed Violence Trends in Southeast Europe – New Quarterly Report Published

The Quarterly Armed Violence Monitor Report contains information on the most dominant trends related to incidents with firearms in the period October – December 2020. Here are some of the main ...

Western Balkans as an Exporter of Good Practices in the Security Sector

SEESAC work on gender and SALW and support to the establishment of Women’s Police Officers Networks featured in new UN Women/UNODC/IAWP Handbook on Gender-Responsive Police Services for Women and ...

North Macedonia continues the efforts to harmonize its arms control legislation with the EU Acquis

On 20 January 2021, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of North Macedonia, with support provided by UNDP SEESAC, organized a Workshop on the Harmonization of the Legal Framework on Arms Control ...

How to boost gender responsiveness of security sector? - SEESAC delivered a two-day training to gender focal points of the Ministry of Security BIH

25 - 26 January 2021 Twelve members of the recently established Gender Equality Coordination Board of the Ministry of Security of Bosnia and Herzegovina participated in the two-day online capacity ...

Results achieved and future plans presented at the Steering Committee meeting of the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Trust Fund

The annual Steering Committee meeting of the Western Balkans Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) took place on 28 January 2021, bringing together donors ...

Significant results for 2020 in Albania: UNDP SEESAC Physical Security and Stockpile Management project

New perimeter security fence with CCTV system built at the MoD storage location in Albania

In 2020, UNDP SEESAC continued to implement a project in support to physical security and stockpile management in Albania, funded by the US Government’s Department of State, Bureau of ...

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of North Macedonia increases its capacities to prevent and respond to gender-based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse

25-26 January 2021, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia Twelve representatives of the internal complaints mechanism in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia ...

324 firearm-related incidents were reported in the region in December 2020: The highest number EVER recorded on AVMP!

The Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) recorded 324 firearm-related incidents that took place in the region during December 2020. These are some of the highlights captured on our ...