SEESAC continues to support combating the threat of converted blank fire weapons

SEESAC continued its support to the authorities of North Macedonia and Kosovo* in combating the increasing threat that converted blank fire weapons pose not just to these jurisdictions but the entire ...

SEESAC celebrates 19 years of working towards a safer South East and East Europe

On 8 May 2021, the South Eastern and Eastern Europe Clearinghouse for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SEESAC) celebrated 19 years of continued action marked by unfaltering dedication to ...

In Focus Armed Violence Monitor - Weapon Seizures in South-East Europe in 2020 is Published

With its monthly In Focus - Armed Violence Monitors for South East Europe (SEE), SEESAC offers a more comprehensive overview of trends by analyzing specific types of firearm incidents occurring in the ...

MoDs and AFs in the Western Balkans making further progress in the integration of gender perspective in defence policies

14-16 April 2021 A total of 31 representatives of the Ministries of Defence (MoDs) and Armed Forces (AFs) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, the Republic of Serbia, and the Republic of North ...

13th Meeting of SALW Commissions in South East and East Europe

The 13th Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) Commissions meeting was organized online on 13 and 14 April 2021 and it included over 50 representatives from 20 institutions in South East and East ...

SEESAC featured in the 2020 Annual Report of US Department “To Walk the Earth in Safety” for improving the capacities for physical security and stockpile management in Albania and Serbia

The recently published report To Walk the Earth in Safety by the US Department of State Bureau of Political-Military Affairs - Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement featured the work of SEESAC in ...

SEESAC’S Gender Coach Programme featured in EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament eLearning Course

SEESAC’s experience in boosting gender responsiveness of SALW control policies through tailor-made programme for heads of SALW Commissions has been featured in the new eLearning Course – Gender and ...

Advisory meetings held to support developing new Law on weapons

Three advisory meetings with the SALW Commission of Kosovo to support the development of the new Law on Weapons, were held in Pristina on March 25, 31, and April 1. Meetings presented a great ...

Western Balkans legislative gender analysis: Making sure small arms control works for both women and men

26 March 2021, Skopje In cooperation with institutions in the region, UNDP SEESAC is conducting a comprehensive analysis of SALW control frameworks to support governments to fully integrate the ...

Ministry of Defence and Army of Republic of North Macedonia increased capacities to conduct gender–sensitive job satisfaction research

25-26 March 2021, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia.  Thirteen representatives of the Ministry of Defence and the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia completed two-day training in designing ...