Kosovo

Kosovo: UN envoy on final status talks calls for more progress on key goals

The United Nations special envoy for the future status talks on Kosovo today called for greater progress in meeting key goals that include building democratic institutions and enforcing minority rights in the ethnically divided Serbian province which the world body has administered since 1999.

Kosovo: Annan's envoy on final status talks meets with Serbia's leaders

Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special envoy on the final status of Kosovo has met with Serbia's leaders to discuss the future of the Serbian province, which the United Nations has run since Western forces drove out Yugoslav troops amid grave human rights abuses in fighting between majority Albanians and Serbs in 1999.

Kosovo: Annan's envoy on final status for UN-run province meets with Serbs

Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special envoy leading the process to decide the future status of Kosovo today met with Serb political leaders in the Serbian province, which the UN has run since Western forces drove out Yugoslav troops amid grave human rights abuses in fighting between majority Albanians and Serbs in 1999.

Kosovo: Annan's envoy arrives to start final status process for UN-run province

Secretary-General Kofi Annan's special envoy today began the process of deciding the future status of Kosovo as the United Nations administrator of the Serbian province, where ethnic Albanians outnumber Serbs and others by 9 to 1, voiced caution over possible provocations from "crazies" on all sides.

Kosovo: Annan to name veteran trouble-shooter Ahtisaari to lead status talks

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has informed the Security Council of his intention to appoint former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari, a veteran United Nations trouble-shooter, as his Special Envoy to lead the political process to determine the future status of the ethnically divided, UN-administered Serbian province of Kosovo.

UN refugee official sentenced to three years' jail for underage sex

A court in United Nations-administered Kosovo, presided over by an international judge but also involving two judges from the province, has sentenced a UN refugee agency official to three years in prison on one count of sexual abuse of persons under the age of sixteen and one count of falsifying official documents.