Kosovo: citing recent unrest, UN envoy urges close vigilance to safeguard achievements

The United Nations envoy for Kosovo today said that while great strides have been made since last year toward normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina, close vigilance remains essential to safeguard achievements and continue dialogue.

Ban welcomes successful conduct of Kosovo assembly elections

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the successful conduct of assembly elections in Kosovo and called on authorities to remain committed to strengthening democracy, the rule of law and the protection of human rights of all living there.

Senior UN official urges broad participation in Kosovo assembly elections

The most senior United Nations official in Kosovo has today stressed the critical importance of maximum participation of all communities in assembly elections slated for this Sunday.

Perpetrators of attack on European mission in Kosovo must be brought to justice – UN

A senior United Nations official today condemned a recent attack on two vehicles belonging to the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) and called for ensuring that the perpetrators are brought to justice.

Kosovo has made ‘remarkable’ progress, Pristina-Belgrade dialogue must continue – UN official

Building on the “remarkable progress” made in Kosovo during 2013, particularly with regard to local elections, both parties must consolidate “the critical achievements”; Pristina and Belgrade must continue their dialogue to reach regional reconciliation, stability and prosperity, the top United Nations official there said today.