Top UN official in Kosovo appeals for resources to fund return of Kosovo Serbs

The top United Nations official in Kosovo today appealed to international donors for resources for the "safe and sustainable return of Kosovo Serbs" to the province.

Kosovo: political engagement of minorities a key challenge, Security Council told

Involving all communities in the political process and guaranteeing multi-ethnicity in the province remained a major challenge for the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), the top UN peacekeeping official told the Security Council today as it met to discuss a recent visit by a Council delegation to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, including Kosovo.

Security Council mission presents findings of its visit to Kosovo

The current political process in Kosovo is crucial to combating extremism and encouraging moderates on all sides, according to the report of the Security Council mission to the province released today at United Nations Headquarters.

Security Council mission, Yugoslav leader agree on goal of multi-ethnic Kosovo

After a meeting with Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica in Belgrade, the visiting Security Council delegation said today the two sides had agreed to work together in support the common quest for a multi-ethnic Kosovo.

Security Council mission to Kosovo calls on all communities to shun extremism

Concluding its visit to Kosovo, a delegation of the Security Council comprising all of its 15 members appealed to both Kosovo Albanian and Kosovo Serb leaders today to shun extremism and commit their efforts to building a multi-ethnic society.

15-member Security Council mission set to visit Kosovo and Belgrade

A 15-member delegation of the Security Council will head to Kosovo and Belgrade tomorrow for a first-hand look at the situation in the region and meetings with the Yugoslav leadership, according to the Council President, Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury of Bangladesh, who will lead the team.

Despite challenges, UN mission in Kosovo on track towards long-term goals: Annan

The United Nations mission in Kosovo is pursuing its goals of holding Kosovo-wide elections, implementing a constitutional framework and setting the stage for self-government and economic viability, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a report to the Security Council released today at UN Headquarters.

United Nations mission in Kosovo to issue anti-terrorism regulation

Following an extraordinary session of the Interim Administrative Council, the head of the United Nations mission in Kosovo, Hans Haekkerup, said today he would promulgate a regulation designed to curb terrorism.

Outbreak of haemorrhagic fever kills three in Kosovo

Kosovo's Department of Health and Social Welfare said today that 20 cases of suspected Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) had been reported in the province.

As weapons amnesty period ends in Kosovo, UN warns of penalties for illegal use

The United Nations Mission in Kosovo announced today the end of the weapons amnesty period aimed at encouraging people to turn in illegal arms.