Minorities in Kosovo still face acute discrimination, UN reports

The security of minorities in Kosovo continues to be a major cause for concern despite the general improvement of the situation in that province over the past year, according to a new report by the United Nations refugee agency.

Kosovo: UN envoy ready to hand over more responsibilities to local institutions

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo, Michael Steiner, said today he is ready to hand over all competencies that he legally can to Kosovo's provisional institutions on one condition - that they work more seriously.

Condemning party official’s murder, UN envoy says Kosovo ‘sick and tired’ of violence

The head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) today condemned the murder over the weekend of an official in the party of President Ibrahim Rugova who had also been a prominent commander in the Kosovo Liberation Army.