Armed violence monitor: 811 firearm incidents recorded from January to March 2022 in Southeast Europe

The new Quarterly Armed Violence Regional Report recorded 811 firearm-related incidents[1] in the region from January to March 2022. Some of the main findings are: 811 firearm incidents were ...

Basic and Advanced Analyst's training for the representatives of the Firearm Focal Point (FFP) in North Macedonia

On 20-24 December 2021, SEESAC organized Basic Analyst's training for the representatives of the Firearm Focal Point (FFP) in North Macedonia. This tailor-made training equipped the participants ...

U.S. Department of State Representatives Visit Albania to Review Progress Achieved

Representatives of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Weapons Abatement (PM/WRA), made a field visit to Albania on 5-6 April 2022, to review the progress ...

Regional Workshops on Weapon Serial Number Restoration in Belgrade and Tirana

In close cooperation with the National Ballistic Intelligence Service (NABIS) from the United Kingdom, SEESAC organized workshops in Belgrade and Tirana on weapon serial number restoration for ...

Visit of the representatives of the Moldovan General Police Inspectorate to the Serbian Agency for testing, stamping, and marking of weapons, devices, and ammunition in Kragujevac

Through its longstanding work in the Southeast European region, SEESAC has been supporting law enforcement agencies in the Western Balkan region and Moldova in increasing their capacities for marking, ...

More Than Two Thousand Young Women and Men in the Western Balkans participated in the Regional Perception Survey on Career Choices

March 2022 In 2021, UNDP SEESAC conducted the Regional Online Perception Survey in the Western Balkans, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Republic of North Macedonia, and the ...

Harmonization of Small Arms Light Weapons Legislation in Kosovo *

Within EU council decision (CFSP) 2018/1788 in SEESAC support to the implementation of the Regional Roadmap on combating illicit arms trafficking in the Western Balkans, SEESAC provides continuous ...

[JUST LAUNCHED] Guidelines for Gender Analysis of Legislation and Policies Relevant for Small Arms Control

In 2021, a large-scale gender analysis of small arms control legislation and policies was undertaken in the Western Balkans. In cooperation with SALW commissions, UNDP SEESAC screened 101 laws, 113 ...

Reviewing progress and plans in arms control in Southeast Europe – Regional Steering Group on SALW annual meeting held in Belgrade, Serbia.

The Regional Steering Group (RSG) on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Annual Meeting was held on 9 March 2022 in a hybrid set-up. Co-chaired by the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC) and the United ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor on Celebratory Shootings in South East Europe in 2021is Published

In its most recent In Focus - Armed Violence Monitor, SEESAC addresses celebratory shooting incidents in South-East Europe (SEE) from 1 January to 31 December 2021, including a comparative overview to ...