20 Sep 2017 - At the outset of the campaign for municipal elections in Kosovo, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, emphasises the importance of the opportunity for all people and communities to elect representatives in a democratic and transparent manner. He calls for responsible action by all leaders and parties to ensure a campaign free of intimidation and coercion, enabling voters to freely exercise their rights.
30 Aug 2017 - On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, stated that “our thoughts are with the families and friends of persons still missing in Kosovo. The families have a right to know what happened to their loved ones. This is a fundamental human right”.
30 Jun 2017 - Geneva - 30 June, 2017: On 29 and 30 June 2017, members of the Working Group on Persons Unaccounted for in Relation to the Events in Kosovo, representatives of UNMIK, the ICRC, and the UN Working Group on Missing Persons and Enforced Disappearances met in Geneva to identify challenges and a way forward to resolving the whereabouts of the 1,658 missing persons in Kosovo.
16 May 2017 - 16 May, 2017 – New York: The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Kosovo and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, highlighted to Security Council members today that while the past months witnessed fluctuating tensions and fragility, the situation remained generally stable, and “constructive engagement continues to be possible.”
29 Mar 2017 - Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, has closely followed today’s developments in Kosovo with concern, in particular reports that freedom of movement and association were prevented in some places.
He reminds all of the fundamental rights to assemble, to express opinions, and to vote in an open and democratic society, and trusts that these rights will continue to be defended by the authorities.
15 March 2017, Pristina – The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, called for concerted action to ensure the active participation of women in peace and conflict resolution, during the fifth United Nations Global Open Day on Women, Peace and Security in Kosovo.
30 Aug 2017 -
On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, stated that “our thoughts are with the families and friends of persons still missing in Kosovo. The families have a right to know what happened to their loved ones. This is a fundamental human right”.
• Ruling coalition MPs walk out of Assembly session because of EULEX (media) • Trendafilova: There are still no indictments raised by Special Court (media) • Tahiri requests fair and transparent process from Special Court (Epoka) • Thaci: Kosovo’s future is in NATO and EU (Zeri) • PM Haradinaj calls for resolution of politically-motivated murders (media) • ECAP decides on vote recount in Pristina and Prizren (Koha) • Vetevendosje to address Supreme Court on vote recount today (RTK) • Kosovo to chair CEFTA in 2018 (Telegrafi)