WPON Chair Shares Experience and Results of WPON with the Association of Women Judges in BiH

On 23 June 2012 in Vlasic, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the Chair of the Women Police Officers Network in South East Europe (WPON) Executive Committee, Ms. Sanja Sumonja from the Ministry of Interior ...

Women Decision-Makers Empowered to Promote Gender Equality in Police

Twenty women decision-makers from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Police Directorate in Republic of Serbia attended a two-day workshop on “Gender Equality in Security Sector”

Twenty women decision-makers from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and the Police Directorate in Republic of Serbia attended a two-day workshop on "Gender Equality in Security Sector" held on 19-20th ...

Minimizing the Threat of Small Arms in the Western Balkans

by Ivan Zverzhanovski, SEESAC Coordinator What do the places like Sevelievo (Bulgaria), Padjane (Croatia) and Evangelos - Florakis, (Cyprus) have in common? They are among the many ammunition ...

UNDP SEESAC Participates at the PSSM Training Course Closing Ceremony at TRZ Kragujevac

On Friday, 15 June 2012, a two-week training course on physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) was finalized at the Tehnicki Remotni Zavod (TRZ) Kragujevac, Serbia.

On Friday 15 June 2012, a two-week training course on physical security and stockpile management (PSSM) was finalized at the Tehnicki Remotni Zavod (TRZ) Kragujevac, Serbia. The course was designed ...

A Blast at the Ammunition Storage Site in Bulgaria Underlines the Need to Properly Manage Ammunition Stockpiles

On 05 June 2012, a series of explosions occurred in the ammunition site near Sliven, south eastern Bulgaria. The explosions started in the early afternoon and continued until early morning hours the ...

SALW Destruction Activities in Croatia Continue: Another 1,000 SALW Destroyed

On 18 May, the Croatian Ministry of Interior destroyed additional 35 crates containing 1,000 pieces of small arms and light weapons. The nineteenth activity of the kind brings the total number of ...

Empowering Women Police Officers in South East Europe

by Bojana Balon, Project Officer and WPON Project Manager It is now past midnight in Zlatibor, Serbia, and I have just said goodbye to members of the Women Police Officers Network in South East ...

WPON Strengthen Capacity to Advocate More Effectively for Gender Equality within the Police Services

Mr. Daniel de Torres from the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) facilitating the workshop

A two-day training focusing on strengthening the capacities of women police officers to more effectively advocate for inclusion of gender perspectives in the policies and work of their respective ...

The Analysis of Changes Made to the EU Common Military List in 2012

Following the established practice of providing support to national authorities in their work towards strengthening arms control, SEESAC drafted an unofficial analysis of the changes made to The ...

UNDP SEESAC hosts Coordination Meeting on Gender and Security Sector Reform in Serbia

On 27 April, UNDP SEESAC hosted a coordination meeting on gender and security sector reform projects in Serbia. This informal gathering of international stakeholders supporting national efforts in ...