21 October 2020 - In the United Nations’ 75-year history the need for global solidarity and international cooperation has never been as clearly demonstrated as it is today, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK told the Security Council.
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Zahir Tanin welcomed Kosovo Assembly’s vote to incorporate the provisions of the Istanbul Convention, also known as the Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, into
UNMIK was one of the three UN missions presenting their best practices at the United Nations Security Council Arria formula* meeting on "Implementation of the Youth, Peace, and Security agenda by UN Peace Operations" held on 9 September.
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 K
Misinformation damages quality of life.
This was just one key joint message of a media literacy campaign spearheaded by Kosovo-Albanian and Kosovo-Serbian journalists who came together to amplify the messages.
UNMIK has completed its second phase of a Kosovo-wide donation campaign, delivering personal protective equipment packages to 33 municipalities totaling: 1381 boxes of gloves (50 pairs in each box) and 2000 boxes of masks (50 in each box), as well as 387 tablet compute
The ongoing threat of the global COVID-19 pandemic has caused shortages in personal protective equipment the world over, while economic hardship looms – but an UNMIK-supported project is addressing both issues at the same time.
As part of an initiative supported by UNMIK’s Human Rights Section and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) titled “Engaging with civil society on human rights monitoring and reporting”, more than 20 key human rights civil society organisations (CSOs) in Kosovo official