Firearms and explosives Risk Mitigation project (FERM)

Project summary

Firearms and explosives Risk Mitigation project (FERM)

The project; which is the follow up of the Kosovo Small Arms Control (KOSSAC) project aims to support the Kosovo stakeholders in controlling the widespread illegal possession and circulation of small arms and light weapons and through a risk based management and evidence based approach to minimize the risks of these weapons and explosive materials

What do we want to achieve

The project’s objective is to improve the general safety of Kosovo citizens by increasing the capacity of relevant Kosovo stakeholders in the field of addressing illegal weapons and minimizing the risks derived from weapons and explosive materials

In doing so, the project works directly with central and local government authorities and service providers, the judiciary as well as civil society and the citizens themselves.


1. Harmonized legal and regulatory framework for SALW and security related issues in Kosovo.
2. Strategies and action plans in line with international standards and based upon well developed analysis.
3. Enhanced stakeholder capacity in the field of explosive and firearms investigation at strategic, tactical and operational level.
4. Better intelligence picture on weapons, ammunition and other explosive materials in Kosovo.

Donor Information

Donor Amount

Government of Germany

USD 201,170

Government of Norway

USD 660,961

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Kosovo (as per UNSCR 1244) 
Go to UNDP Global