Serbia: Dangers of Small Arms and Light Weapons Recognized by the Members of the Police

On 31 January 2012, a man armed with a bomb and a gun was apprehended by the Serbian police after taking three policemen hostage in the Cukarica police station in Belgrade, Serbia. The Serbian Police ...

SEESAC's Achievements Noted in the 2010 UN Disarmament Yearbook

The United Nations Disarmament Yearbook is a concise and comprehensive reference tool on disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control issues around the world. It provides examples of successful and ...

SEESAC and RACVIAC Discuss Future Cooperation

Representatives of SEESAC and representatives of RACVIAC met to discuss ongoing activities and future opportunities for collaboration

On 26 January, the SEESAC team met with representatives of RACVIAC - Center for Security Cooperation in South East Europe. Ambassador Nikola Todorcevski, Director of RACVIAC and Lt Col Stefan Miene, ...

The U.S. State Department Recognizes the Threat Posed by Aging and Poorly Maintained Munitions Storage Sites

Ammunition storage facility \'Taras\' in Montenegro after the reconstruction

On 23 January 2012, the U.S. Department of State published an overview of the dangers of poorly maintained ammunition storage sites and the importance of proper management and facility upgrades. The ...

2,044 Small Arms and Light Weapons Destroyed in Croatia

On 20 January 2012, another 76 crates containing 2044 pieces of small arms and light weapons were destroyed by the Croatian Ministry of Interior as a part of a larger project, the aim of which is ...

RASR Steering Committee meets in Belgrade

Representatives of SEESAC, International Trust Fund, Small Arms Survey, NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency and U.S. Embassy in Belgrade met to discuss the agenda of the forthcoming RASR workshop and provide an update of RASR recent activities

The Steering Committee of the South East Europe Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction (RASR) met on 17 January 2012 in Belgrade, Serbia. Chaired by the SEESAC’s Team Leader a.i. Dr. Ivan ...

Serbia: Draft Law on Private Security Industry and SEESAC Activities

Private security companies (PSC) in Serbia employ between 25,000 and 60,000 people, estimates the government of Serbia (GoS). A recurrent misuse of power by such companies has prompted the GoS to ...

90 Crates of Small Arms and Light Weapons Destroyed in Croatia

On 28 December 2011, the Croatian Ministry of Interior destroyed 90 crates containing 2,784 pieces of small arms and light weapons, bringing the total number of weapons destroyed in the course of 2011 ...

CELEBRATE WITHOUT WEAPONS- SALW Awareness Raising Campaign in the Republic of Serbia

This holiday season, the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Serbia (MUP), with the support of SEESAC initiated a nation-wide campaign which aims to raise awareness of the dangers posed by ...

Annual Regional Steering Group Meeting Held

On 20 December 2011, the Regional Steering Group for Small Arms and Light Weapons (RSG) held its annual meeting in Belgrade, Serbia. Hosted by SEESAC, the meeting gathered national SALW focal points ...