A new phase of engagement by the European Union in the Western Balkans was heralded by the head of the United Nations Mission in Kosovo, during his address to Security Council members today.
On 30 January 2018, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Mr Zahir Tanin, met with Albania's Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Mr Ditmir Bushati, in Tirana.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, was shocked by the murder of Oliver Ivanović – leader of the civic initiative Freedom, Democracy, Justice – near his office in North Mitrovica this morning, and strongly condemns the act.
To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and mark the launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence, UNMIK staff wear orange and UNMIK building is illuminated in orange.
14 November, 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 with the end of the Kosovo election cycle, “the time for action now moves ahead of the time for excuses”.
In a sports ground surrounded by the Pejë/Peć mountains, a group of young people are hard at play. But there is much more to their enthusiastic game than first sight. While chasing their peers across the court, they are learning about human rights.