Handover ceremony in Skopje

On 26 July 2011, an official ceremony was held at the Ministry of Interior in Skopje for the handover of a storage facility for safekeeping of ammunition cartridge cases. The upgrade of the storage ...

Fifth Meeting of the Regional Information Exchange Process on Arms Export Controls

The fifth meeting of the Regional Information Exchange Process on Arms Export Controls, organized by SEESAC, took place on 23 June 2011 in Becici, Montenegro and was attended by the delegations of ...

1,224 SALW destroyed in Croatia

On 22 July 2011, another 1,224 pieces of small arms and light weapons were destroyed at the CMC Sisak Steel Mill, Croatia. The destruction took place under SEESAC's EU funded arms control programme, ...

The Blast in Cyprus and SEESAC Activities

On 11 July 2011, 13 people were killed and about 60 injured in a massive blast at a munitions dump in Cyprus. A fire reportedly ignited 98 containers holding confiscated explosives at the naval base ...

International Gun Destruction Day

With as many as 640 million guns circulating in the world today, approximately one per every ten persons, the fear of and threat to civilians posed by small arms and light weapons (SALW) cannot be ...

SEESAC Team presents activities to the NATO SEEGROUP

On 8 July 2011, the SEESAC Team was invited to present its regional activities to the NATO South East Europe Security Cooperation Steering Group (SEEGROUP) in Brussels. The regular SEEGROUP meeting ...

Meeting of the Western Balkans Parliamentary Forum on SALW in Serbia

On 20 June 2011, SEESAC co-organized the third in a series of meetings aimed at supporting the strengthening of parliamentary oversight of arms transfers in Serbia. Hosted by the Ministry of Economy ...

'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 ...

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 ...

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 ...