Kosovo

Kosovo Albanians must provide Serbs with sense of security – UN envoy

Although security has improved significantly in Kosovo since March's deadly violence, the worst in the five years since the United Nations took over administering the ethnically-divided province, much work remains to be done to achieve the goals needed to settle its final status, the top UN envoy there said today.

Despite progress, more action needed to bridge ethnic divide in Kosovo - UN

Although there has been progress in reconstruction and reform in Kosovo since March's deadly violence, the worst in the five years since the United Nations took over administering the ethnically-divided province, key areas such as reconciliation and the return of minorities remain cause for concern, according to a new report released today.

UN envoy welcomes agreement on coalition in Kosovo following elections

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo today welcomed an agreement on the formation of a coalition following last month's elections in the ethnically-divided province which the world body has administered for the past five years.

UN envoy calls on NATO security force to stay the course in Kosovo

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo today appealed to North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) members providing the troops that keep the peace in the ethnically-divided province to "stay the course" and maintain adequate force levels to ensure the establishment of a stable multiethnic society.

UN envoy certifies Kosovo election results with call to heed Serb minority

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo today certified the results of last month's elections in the ethnically-divided province which the world body has administered for the past five years, appealing to all parties to heed the concerns of minorities, particularly the Serbs.

UN hands over more power to Kosovo government

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo has decided to hand over more power to the province’s government with the creation of new ministries dealing with energy, local self-government, and returns and communities, the UN mission there said today.