'Less Arms, Less Tragedies' Small Arms and Light Weapons Collection Campaign is Taking Place Across Croatia

On 11 March 2010, the European Union (EU), under the EU COUNCIL DECISION 2010/179/CFSP, decided to support SEESAC arms control activities in the Western Balkans, as a way to implement the EU Strategy to combat the illicit accumulation and ...

Workshop on development of a National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Serbia

United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in collaboration with the Sector for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior, organized a two-day workshop entitled “Introduction to National Platforms in the context of the International ...

Another 1,130 pieces of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) destroyed in Croatia

On 10 June 2011, another 1,130 pieces of small arms and light weapons were destroyed at the CMC Sisak Steel Mill, Croatia. The destruction is a part of a larger project, the aim of which is improvement of safety through collection and elimination ...

Electronic National Weapons Registration and Record-keeping System Established in Montenegro

During a handover ceremony, Ivan Brajović, Minister of the Interior of the Government of Montenegro and Alexander Avanessov, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative to Montenegro officially presented the newly established ...

The opening of the reconstructed ammunition storage site 'Taras'

Within the framework of the Programme for Demilitarization in Montenegro (MONDEM), Boro Vučinić, Minister of Defence of Montenegro, Alexander Avanessov, UN Resident Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative to Montenegro and Sarunas ...

Workshop on Gender and Security for the WPON Council

UNDP/SEESAC together with the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Croatia and in close cooperation with the South East Europe Police Chiefs Association (SEPCA) began a workshop on Gender and Security within the framework of the Women ...

The Secretary-General Remarks to Third Session of the Global Platform

Thank you Madame Deputy Secretary-General. Your Excellency, Mr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Your Excellency, Ms. Aja Dr. Isatou Njie-Saidy, Vice President of the Republic of the Gambia, Mr. Secretary ...

SEESAC Supports the XII Cetinje Parliamentary Forum

The 12th session of the Cetinje Parliamentary Forum, which took place on 6 May 2011, was jointly organized by SEESAC and the Parliament of Montenegro as an activity of the Western Balkans Parliamentary Forum on SALW. The Cetinje Forum serves ...

UNDP Supports the Ministry of Interior in finalizing the National Strategy for Protection and Rescue in Emergencies

The Ministry of Interior and UNDP jointly organized a seminar for the working group on the National Strategy for Protection and Rescue in Emergencies. The three-day seminar was organized within the overall framework of UNDP in support to ...

WPON at the Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association General Assembly meeting

The Southeast Europe Police Chiefs Association (SEPCA) held its General Assembly meeting in Skopje, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The three-day meeting took place from April 14-16th 2011 and was hosted by the Ministry of Interior ...