Sanam Dolatshahi, UNMIK's spokesperson: "Regarding some media reports on President Hashim Thaci’s visit to Gazivoda reservoir on 29 September, UNMIK wishes to clarify that its staff were neither notified of nor involved in this visit. UNMIK staff and vehicles in the area were present only
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.
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”.
At the outset of the campaign for municipal elections in Kosovo, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, emphasises the importance of the opportunity for all people and communities to elect representatives in a democratic and transparent manner. He calls for responsible
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.
SRSG Zahir Tanin, Head of UNMIK: “I strongly condemn the attack against Parim Olluri, the director and journalist of the online news outlet Insajderi. I wish Mr Olluri a speedy recovery. It is essential that journalists have the freedom and safety to perform their work without fear of reprisal.