12 Apr 2021 - UNMIK is hosting a Digital Trustbuilding Weekfrom 12 to 16April 2021 to support the Kosovo Trustbuilding Platform, with events ranging from discussions with experts, a social media campaign with actionable pledges from Kosovo Trustbuilding Network members, and the release of more interactive Platform features.
18 Mar 2021 - The Security and Gender Group (SGG) strongly condemns the shooting of Sebahate Sopi, on Sunday, 14 March in Pristina, expresses indignation at the number of women’s lives lost in Kosovo at the hands of their partners or former partners, and calls upon relevant institutions to take effective measures in preventing gender-based violence and providing effective protection to victims.
25 Feb 2021 - 25 February 2021 - Following recent incidents impacting the safety of journalists and media freedom, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, recalls the importance of ensuring a safe and conducive environment that enables journalists from all communities to effectively investigate and report on issues affecting Kosovo, as befits a pluralistic and democratic society.
22 Dec 2020 - The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Barrie Lynne Freeman of the United States as his Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). She succeeds Christopher Coleman of the United States to whom the Secretary-General expresses his gratitude for his dedicated service with UNMIK.
22 Dec 2020 - The United Nations Secretary‑General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Mari Yamashita of Japan as his Representative and Director of the United Nations Office in Belgrade. Ms. Yamashita succeeds Simona‑Mirela Miculescu of Romania, who has assumed new functions with the Government of Romania. The Secretary-General is grateful to Ms. Miculescu for her contribution to the work of the United Nations Office in Belgrade during her tenure in this position.
30 Aug 2020 - On the occasion of the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, reaffirms UNMIK’s commitment to continue supporting the process of enlightening the fate of persons who are still missing in Kosovo and their families.
19 Jun 2020 - We, the undersigned members of the Security and Gender Group, demand that women’s meaningful participation is ensured in the Pristina delegation, participating in the Pristina-Belgrade dialogue for normalization of relations, as well as in the working groups established to inform the Dialogue.