Firearm Incidents in the Context of Domestic Violence are the Focus of the New Armed Violence Monitor Report

SEESAC's latest In Focus Armed Violence Monitor centres around firearm incidents in the context of domestic violence in South East Europe (SEE) in 2020. By providing an overview of firearm-related ...

Western Balkans Ministers of Defence commit to further deepen cooperation to advance gender equality

On 7 December, UNDP SEESAC, together with the Ministry of Defence of Montenegro, co-hosted a Ministerial conference dedicated to identifying A Way Forward on Gender Equality in the Defence Sector in ...

Progress in the implementation of the Roadmap reviewed during the 6th Regional Coordination Meeting

Over 100 participants, representatives of SALW Commissions in the Western Balkans, the international organizations engaged in arms control in the region and donors, gathered on 1-2 December 2021 for ...

Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings held for sixth time in the Western Balkans

Six Local Coordination Meetings in the framework of the implementation of the Regional Roadmap on a sustainable solution to arms control in the Western Balkans (Roadmap) were organized by the Small ...

Destruction of SALW in the Republic of Moldova

 2119 arms, 50,000 cartridges and 142 parts and components were destroyed on 25 November 2021 in Smelting facility JST “ARES UT” in Chisinau.  This event was organized by the General Police ...

Regional Workshop for Border Officials of Western Balkans

On 23-24 November 2021 SEESAC jointly with FRONTEX organized an online gathering of Western Balkan Border and Custom officials. This regional workshop is an additional step in SEESAC support to ...

Workshop on development of Standard Operating Procedures in Montenegro

Representatives of Border Police of Montenegro attended the Workshop on development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) that was held in Budva from 16 till 18 November 2021. Guided by the ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor – Explosives-related Incidents in South East Europe in 2020 is Released

The latest issue of the SEESAC’s In Focus Armed Violence Monitor features explosives-related incidents in South East Europe (SEE) in 2020. The use of explosives can have severe consequences in ...

Updates from the UNDP Offices on their SALW control activities during July-September period

A comparative macroscope for ballistic examination and 5 stereoscopic trinocular microscopes were delivered to the Albanian Institute for Scientific Police to increase the efficiency of ballistic analysis.

To support the implementation of the Roadmap for a sustainable solution to the illegal possession, misuse, and trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and their ammunition in the Western ...

Three evidence rooms security enhanced in line with international security standards, resulting in improved security of SALW stockpiles

The security upgrade of the evidence safekeeping rooms at the Police Directorates in Pristina, Prizren and Mitrovica south was completed in November 2021. The upgrade was funded by the EU under the ...