In Focus Armed Violence Monitor – Perpetrators of Firearm Incidents in South East Europe in 2020 is Now Available

In its latest issue of the In Focus - Armed Violence Monitor, SEESAC provides a significant contribution towards a more comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of perpetrators of firearm ...

SEESAC marks the International Gun Destruction Day by sharing an insight into its work

Today is July 9th -  the International Gun Destruction Day. A day that draws our attention to violence committed by small arms and light weapons and calls on governments to destroy any surplus or ...

5th Regional Roadmap Coordination Meeting

Following Local Coordination Meetings that took place in Pristina, Skopje, Podgorica, Tirana, Belgrade, and Sarajevo, over 100 participants, representatives of SALW Commissions in the Western Balkans, ...

Ministries of Defence in the Western Balkans jointly working towards comprehensive integration of gender perspective in Military Education and Training

With the support of UNDP SEESAC, the Geneva Centre for Security Sector Governance (DCAF) Teaching Gender in the Military: A Handbook has been translated into BCMS and Macedonian and is available at ...

Progress in SALW control acknowledged at the Western Balkans Summit

Seven years after the first Berlin Western Balkans Summit in 2014, the Heads of Governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, as well as the Heads of ...

5th Round of the Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings held 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 SALW ...

Ministry of Defence of Serbia committed to increase capacities to prevent and respond to gender based discrimination, sexual harassment and abuse

Eleven Persons of Trust in the Ministry of Defence of Serbia (MoD) increased their knowledge on prevention of discrimination and learned how to effectively respond to cases of discrimination and ...

816 firearm incidents recorded in South East Europe from January to March 2021

New South East Europe Armed Violence Monitor Quarterly Regional Report is Published

The just-published Armed Violence Monitoring Platform (AVMP) recorded 816 firearm-related incidents in the region from January to March 2021. Some of the main findings are: 816 firearm incidents ...

UNDP SEESAC reconfirms its dedication to contributing to regional collaboration within South-East Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) forum

UNDP SEESAC took part in the 45th South-East Europe Defence Ministerial Coordination Committee Meeting (SEDM - CC) held via teleconference on 10 June 2021, hosted by Zagreb and Croatian Deputy Chief ...

A gender perspective is a prerequisite for a transparent and fair recruitment process

Two-day training to selection commissions members of the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro conducted

Ten representatives from the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of Montenegro actively participated in a two-day seminar on how to ensure that the selection procedures reflect the highest standards ...