Kosovo: UN envoy says Balkan border security needed to boost economy

The top United Nations official in Kosovo has called on western Balkan countries to ensure secure borders in order to solve their economic difficulties, including unemployment.

Set of 29 mortal remains in Serbia repatriated to Kosovo - UN

A group of 29 mortal remains believed to belong to Kosovars who had been in Serbia proper is expected to be handed over Friday to family representatives, the United Nations mission in Kosovo said today.

UN envoy says Kosovo Assembly's resolution 'divisive'

The provisional local authorities in Kosovo were today excluded from United Nations delegations to three forthcoming international meetings after the provincial assembly passed a resolution that the top UN official there called "divisive" and against the spirit of avoiding a return to Kosovo's violent past.

Kosovo mission at its most difficult and delicate phase – UN envoy

The top United Nations official in Kosovo said today the UN mission there had entered “what is perhaps its most critical and delicate phase” with the transference of competencies to local provisional institutions.

UN to aid repatriation of Kosovo Albanian bodies from Serbia

The first group of some 800 bodies exhumed in Serbia proper, and believed to be of Kosovo Albanian missing persons, will be repatriated under United Nations auspices tomorrow.