UN World Court sets date for public hearings on Kosovo independence

The International Court of Justice (ICJ), the United Nations’ principal judicial organ, announced today that it will hold public hearings starting on 1 December on the question of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence early last year.

Kosovars displaced by war face reintegration obstacles, says UN rights expert

More than one decade after the Balkan wars concluded, Kosovars uprooted by fighting then continue to face serious challenges in returning home and local integration, a United Nations human rights expert said today.