"Funded by the European Union and upon request of the Ministry of Interior of Albania (MoI), UNDP SEESAC [held] a week long course in Armament and Ammunition Physical Security and Stockpile Management (PSSM) from 17 – 21 October, in Tirana, Albania.
"The goal of the PSSM course [was] to improve the knowledge and increase capacities of the Albania’s MoI and police service personnel in charge of managing and safeguarding stockpiles of small arms and light weapons (SALW) and their ammunition. The course specifically focuses on the security of SALW.
"Twenty participants from police directorates throughout the country are receiving theoretical and practical knowledge on the secure storage of armament and ammunition in accordance with the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS). The course includes security regulations and plans, physical security and access control, personnel security and vetting, as well as evidence and property management. As a practical example of application of security standards and requirements in securing the stockpiles, the participants [visited] the State Police weapons’ storage."