On 9 June 2020, the Indirect Taxation Authority (ITA) of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and UNODC held a meeting in Banja Luka, BiH, to identify the components of the need assessment for detection of firearms, their parts, components and ammunition in postal and courier shipments. UNODC has provided detailed explanation on the various stages and steps of the training needs analysis, equipment needs analysis, development of SOPs and conducting joint operations.
The main results of the meeting include:
This activity is part of the joint UNODC – UNDP project on countering arms trafficking in BiH. The financial support is provided under the Western Balkans SALW Control Roadmap Multi-Partner Trust Fund by Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Sweden and Norway.