Despite progress in Kosovo, minorities still face discrimination, UN reports

Ethnic minorities in Kosovo continue to face security problems and lack access to basic services despite the general improvement of the situation in that province, a joint assessment by the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has revealed.

Kosovo: UN to begin phased transfer of responsibilities to local government

The United Nations has moved a step closer to handing over substantial responsibilities for autonomy in Kosovo to the local government with the establishment of a transfer council.

UN seeks to encourage Serb refugees to return to Kosovo

The senior United Nations envoy in Kosovo sought to encourage Serb refugees to return home today with a visit to a Serbian village that had once been in an area of multi-ethnic coexistence but was left battered and empty after the conflict with Kosovo Albanians in 1999.