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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...