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”.
27 Feb 2017 - The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General (SRSG) in Kosovo, Zahir Tanin, highlighted to Security Council members today that resumption of top-level dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina was an “essential step” in renewed efforts to rebuild trust and confidence. In his regular update on Kosovo, SRSG Tanin welcomed discussions on implementation of the future Community/Association of Serb majority municipalities, central to the April 2013 agreement.
23 Aug 2016 - UNMIK/PR/182423 August 2016
SRSG Tanin condemns attack on RTK
23 August - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, condemns the attack on the premises of the Radio Television Kosovo (RTK) that took place yesterday evening.
On 29 July, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Mr. Zahir Tanin, and his Deputy, Mr. Christopher Coleman, visited Gjakovë/Đakovica Municipality and met with the Mayor and the Head of the Municipal Office for Communities and Return (MOCR). The officials discussed infrastructure development and the security situation in the Municipality as well as other issues pertaining to non-majority communities.
22 Jul 2016 -
I welcome the publication of the Final Report of the Human Rights Advisory Panel (HRAP), submitted upon the completion of its activities in June 2016, and I express appreciation for the work of the Panel, which has performed its functions in a challenging context.
20 Jun 2016 - Today, the 20th of June, we mark World Refugee Day, as designated by the UN General Assembly from the year 2000 onward, and exactly 65 years since the Convention and Protocols relating to the Status of Refugees were signed by 144 UN Member States.
08 Apr 2016 - Pristina, 8 April 2016 - The Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) in Kosovo, Zahir Tanin, takes note of the opinion of the Human Rights Advisory Panel in the complaint of N.M. and Others against UNMIK (no. 26/08).
SRSG Tanin will carefully study the Panel’s opinion and recommendations and will issue a decision in due course, according to established procedure.
Recount postpones finalisation of LVV-LDK agreement (Koha Ditore) Mustafa: LVV will decide if NISMA will join the government (RTK) Limaj: Vetevendosje and Rasic have made a deal (Klan Kosova) Haxhiu to NISMA: Tell us about your deal with Serbian List (RTK) Osmani prefers post of Speaker or FM, says border changes will not be discussed (RTK/Klan) Kurti on Mini-Schengen: Why the rush, Albania could have waited (Telegrafi) Grenell to meet in Berlin leaders of Serbian List (Zeri/Klan) Maas: Germany remains opposed to Kosovo-Serbia change of borders (DW) Swiss ambassador against border changes (media) In Paris, Russian FM Lavrov draws parallels between Kosovo and Crimea (Zeri)