Updates from the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Trust Fund during July-September period

Handover of IT equipment to the Kosovo Police Investigation department to enhance their technological capacities for firearm investigations. Mr. Arben Paçarizi, Director of Investigation Department/Kosovo Police, and Mr. Niels Knudsen, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative, signed the handover document.

The Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) is a key funding mechanism established by UNDP and UNODC in support of the implementation of the Roadmap for a sustainable ...

Progress in the implementation of the Roadmap reviewed during the 6th Regional Coordination Meeting

Over 100 participants, representatives of SALW Commissions in the Western Balkans, the international organizations engaged in arms control in the region and donors, gathered on 1-2 December 2021 for ...

Roadmap Local Coordination Meetings held for sixth time 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 Small ...

Updates from the UNDP Offices on their SALW control activities during July-September period

A comparative macroscope for ballistic examination and 5 stereoscopic trinocular microscopes were delivered to the Albanian Institute for Scientific Police to increase the efficiency of ballistic analysis.

To support the implementation of the Roadmap for a sustainable solution to the illegal possession, misuse, and trafficking of Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) and their ammunition in the Western ...

EU and Western Balkans confirm their continued support for the implementation of the Western Balkans Roadmap, at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Slovenia

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On 6 October 2021, Slovenian presidency of the European Council hosted the EU-Western Balkans Summit, in Brdo pri Kranju. The meeting gathered leaders from the EU member states and from the six ...

Three years into the implementation of the SALW Control Roadmap for the Western Balkans, the EU and the Western Balkans Ministers review progress achieved

On 7 September, the EU Commission in close cooperation with the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European External Action Service, organized a 3rd High-level Meeting ...

UNDP and the German Government donated computer equipment to the Ministry of Interior of North Macedonia for enabling more effective SALW control

Skopje, August 26, 2021 – Today, the Minister of Interior Oliver Spasovski, the UNDP Resident Representative Narine Sahakyan and the Deputy Head of Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany Otto Graf ...

Progress made in South East and East Europe highlighted during the Seventh Biannual Meeting of States

From 26 to 30 July 2021, member states, international organizations, non-governmental organizations and experts around the globe gathered during the 7th Biannual Meeting of States to consider the ...

From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – Regional Approaches to Arms Control

Published by UNLIREC here  On the margins of the seventh Biennial Meeting of States on the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat, and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light ...

Join us for BMS7 side event “From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – Regional Approaches to Arms Control”

UN Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean (UNLIREC) and SEESAC will organize a virtual side event “From the Western Balkans to the Caribbean – ...