29 Dec 2022 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Caroline Ziadeh welcomes all measures to deescalate tensions in northern Kosovo, including removing barricades. She acknowledges the painstaking efforts of all parties, including international partners, to ensure the safety of the people of Kosovo across all communities.
22 Nov 2022 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Caroline Ziadeh has followed the discussions in Brussels and regrets that no agreement was reached to overcome the current impasse.
SRSG Ziadeh stresses the need to avoid any escalation that could destabilise the situation on the ground, lead to unintended consequences and jeopardise the hard-won gains of the last decade.
18 Oct 2022 - 18 October, 2022 – Political leaders must choose between issuing threats or good will gestures in Kosovo – and should decide in favour of all members of society.
A message to continue on a pathway of positive leadership, including within the framework of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, was delivered by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Caroline Ziadeh during her biannual UN Security Council briefing today.
02 Jan 2022 - New York, 1 January 2022 - We have been made aware of the Kosovo authorities’ declaration as “persona non grata” of a staff member of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, UNMIK. No official communication has been received by the Mission from the Kosovo authorities with respect to this announcement.
10 Dec 2021 - On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, UNMIK reaffirms its continuous commitment to support Kosovo institutions and other stakeholders in their efforts to advance the realisation of human rights for all communities in Kosovo, including in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
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.