4 December 2017 - Given recent statements and media reports regarding UNMIK’s role in relation to INTERPOL’s recent decision and functions, UNMIK wishes to provide this explanatory note:
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.
SRSG Tanin Calls for Seriousness and Responsibility during Security Council Session on Kosovo: “Pursuing Fair, Difficult Compromises Demands Strong Leadership”
The Secretary-General would like to reiterate his appreciation for the valuable work of the Human Rights Advisory Panel, which examined alleged violations of human rights by the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).