14 Mar 2019 - March 12, 2019 – The need to increase the presence of women in high level political processes and the need for more women taking an active role in all levels of politics in Kosovo were highlighted in a joint United Nations and European Union event.
08 Feb 2019 - On 3 February 2019, Kosovo Police requested to interview a member of UNMIK personnel about an alleged minor offence in Pristina.
UNMIK is undertaking enquiries and will take appropriate action in accordance with the United Nations policies and procedures.
07 Feb 2019 - 7 February, 2019 – Kosovo and Serbian leaders must take a forward-looking approach to surmount obstacles that have thwarted negotiations during a period of antagonism, the Head of UNMIK told the UN Security Council.
SRSG Zahir Tanin outlined a number of issues denting the political will between Pristina and Belgrade during his latest briefing on Kosovo.
18 Dec 2018 - The Security and Gender Group strongly calls for the Kosovo Assembly to amend the draft budget for 2019, towards ensuring allocation of sustainable funding through the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare to enable shelters to meet the needs of gender-based violence survivors.
The Security and Gender Group strongly condemns the recent case of domestic violence with tragic outcomes in Gjakovë/Ðakovica municipality, including the homicide of a woman and her nine-year old daughter by her spouse in Brekoc/Brekovac village and calls for responsible institutions to step up their efforts to strengthen the response and prevention to such cases.
19 Jun 2018 - 19 June, 2018 - Today, we mark the tenth anniversary of the United Nations Security Council landmark resolution 1820, which identified conflict-related sexual violence as an impediment to international peace and security.
14 May 2018 - 14 May 2018, New York – Wider regional engagement and a renewed EU focus on Belgrade and Pristina represents a unique opportunity to move past a stalemate in relations, the head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo told the Security Council today.
26 Mar 2018 - Today’s developments in Kosovo are unacceptable. I call on Belgrade and Pristina authorities to act with good will, to avoid provocation and to take the steps necessary to maintain peace and human security. The responsibilities of leaders to their constituencies demands nothing less.
16 Mar 2018 - 16 March 2018 - Having been informed on the plans to amend the Criminal Code of Kosovo, members of the Security and Gender Group (SGG), as of October 2017, were engaged in preparing and submitting comments and recommendations for amendments to the Criminal Code. We express our concern that the recommendations submitted to the Working Group created by the Government of Kosovo have not been incorporated, and we also consider that this Working Group lacks the gender expertise.
Haradinaj reiterates: Agreement with Serbia in current borders (media) Thaci: I will request from Merkel and Macron visa liberalisation (Klan) “Dual sovereignty” idea rejected in Kosovo and Serbia (Koha Ditore) Scott: Comprehensive agreement should contain mutual recognition (RTK) O’Connell: Berlin meeting, important initiative (media) Djuric: No bilateral meeting with Pristina representatives in Berlin (Telegrafi) Veseli writes to internationals about Serbia’s ‘genocide’ (Kosova Sot) Haradinaj not afraid of possible early elections (media) Serbia’s ultimatum will not lift the tax (Zeri) “Specialist chambers to indict Thaci and Veseli” (Express) Elections in the north: Serbian List applies last minute (Zeri) Government allocates funds for extraordinary elections in the north (media) Kosovo pledges €20,000 for Notre-Dame renovation (media) EBRD confirms support for Kosovo (media)
Watch: Young environmental ambassadors visited UNMIK’s offices in Pristina on 5 June, with messages of environmental awareness during World Environment Day