5 April 2020, Pristina - In light of the measures taken to combat COVID-19 and the ongoing public health emergency, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, urgently calls upon all Kosovo institutions and stakeholders to uphold human rights in the
Momentum from an election that heralded the most “significant change” in Kosovo’s politics in years could trigger renewed efforts for rule of law, job creation and the Pristina-Belgrade dialogue, the Head of UNMIK says.
On the occasion of the International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK Zahir Tanin reiterated the UN’s commitment to supporting efforts to determine the fate and whereabouts of persons still missing in Kosovo.
STATEMENT BY THE UNDER-SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR LEGAL AFFAIRS AND UNITED NATIONS LEGAL COUNSEL, Mr. MIGUEL DE SERPA SOARES, TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL
New York, 10 June 2019
Distinguished Members of the Council,
The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Zahir Tanin, notes the adoption of three laws by the Assembly of Kosovo that initiate substantial changes to the role and responsibilities of the Kosovo Security Force.