On 7 March 2018, the eve of International Women’s Day, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, opened the event, “Role(s) of Women in Society”, a first of its kind initiative hosted by the women’s caucus in Zvečan/Zveçan municipality.
Pristina, 6 March 2018 – The 2018 United Nations Global Open Day on Women, Peace and Security was celebrated in Kosovo on 5 March, bringing together Kosovo parliamentarians, politicians, government officials, civil society, activists, and representatives of the international community.
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.