Human traffickers in Kosovo convicted with UN help

In the severest ever human trafficking sentence in Kosovo, three Albanian citizens have been jailed for up to 12 years for luring young women to the United Nations-administered province with false promises of legitimate work, only to try to force them into prostitution.

UN administrator reports slowdown in political process in Kosovo

There has recently been a slowdown in the political process of moving ethnically-divided Kosovo along the road towards determining its final status, the United Nations administrator of the province said today.

Donor funding still needed for mine-clearance operations in Kosovo – UN

Six years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) drove Yugoslav troops out of Kosovo amid ethnic fighting between Albanians and Serbs, unexploded mines are still claiming victims in the United Nations-administered province and continued donor funding is needed for clearance operations.