UN refugee agency helps Serbia develop new housing for displaced persons

The United Nations refugee agency is working with Serbian authorities and donors to build new public housing for people displaced by conflict and unrest in Kosovo and other regions and close Serbia’s collective centres for refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

Significant downsizing foreseen for UN mission in Kosovo, says envoy

The reconfiguration of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) will lead to a major reduction in staff levels, among other changes, a senior official with the world body said today.

Cooperation between evolving UN mission and Kosovo focus of Pristina talks

Senior United Nations official Nicholas Haysom held talks today in Pristina with the Kosovo leadership on issues relating to the evolving role of the world body’s mission there, which has had to adjust to a new reality on the ground since Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia in February.