Press Releases

In this section, you will find UNMIK Press Releases, Note to the Media and Press Statements published since 1999.

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 23 Dec 2016 - UNMIK/PR/182523 December 2016         SRSG Tanin conveys his best wishes during the holiday season PRISTINA – I would like to share my best wishes with the people of Kosovo during this holiday season. The end of the year is a unique time during which we can reflect on our...
  • 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. “Violent attacks of...
  • 05 Aug 2016 - UNMIK/PR/182305 August 2016             SRSG Tanin condemns violent attack on Assembly of Kosovo The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, condemns the attack on the Assembly of Kosovo which took place yesterday night in Pristina and caused material...
  • 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.   The...
  • 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.  As of this year, wars and...
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    Statement by SRSG Zahir Tanin, Security Council Debate on UNMIK - 16 May 2016

    16 May 2016 - STATEMENT BY ZAHIR TANIN, SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL AND HEAD OF UNMIK SECURITY COUNCIL DEBATE ON UNMIK New York 16 May2016   Mr.President, Excellencies,    The Secretary-General’s report before you details essential events in Kosovo and the region, and...
  • 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...
  • Statement by Zahir Tanin, Special Representative of The Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Security Council Debate on UNMIK
    29 Feb 2016 - Statement by Zahir Tanin, Special Representative of The Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Security Council Debate on UNMIK New York 29 February 2016 Mr. President, Excellencies, Today is the Council’s first meeting on Kosovo of 2016, and it takes place at a moment of...

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