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.
28 May 2019 - UNMIK is following with great concern the developments in northern Kosovo today, including the detention of two UN staff members during the course of their duties by Kosovo Police. Both staff members were subsequently transferred to hospital for treatment of injuries. We are establishing the precise circumstances, in close coordination with all international agencies on the ground.
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.