Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed the introduction of the Euro - Europe's new common currency - calling it "a bold and visionary choice for unity over division, cooperation over conflict, and a common future over a divided past."
Citing personal reasons, the head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), Hans Haekkerup, today announced his resignation, drawing an expression of regrets from Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who praised the envoy for his contribution to UN efforts in the province.
A panel of international judges in the Kosovo Supreme Court has ordered the release of three ethnic Albanians suspected of an attack on a public bus that left 11 dead, the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) said today.
After determining that all known minefields and cluster bomb strike sites in Kosovo have been cleared to internationally acceptable standards, the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in the province today said it was set to transfer the long-term responsibility for demining activities to local authorities.
The United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) today unsealed the indictment against a former Bosnian Serb commander for war crimes linked to the killings of thousands of Muslims captured from the "safe area" of Srebrenica in 1995.