The Global Firearms Programme participates in a joint committee between European Union Firearms Experts and South East Europe Countries Experts

On 26 January, UNODC's Global Firearms Programme took part in the second meeting of EU and South East Europe Firearms Experts in Brussels, where it addressed its priorities for the fight on illicit firearms trafficking in the Western Balkans. Apart from its data collection initiatives, the Global Firearms Programme has recently increased its initiatives in the sub region through a series of capacity building activities as well as bringing together practitioners to ensure the appropriate criminal justice response to firearms trafficking.