Kosovo mission has ‘green light’ to start reconfiguration, says UN envoy

The top United Nations official in Kosovo said today that the plan put forward by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to reconfigure the world body’s presence there was set to begin.

New UN envoy for Kosovo takes up duties in Pristina

The new United Nations envoy for Kosovo, Lamberto Zannier, has arrived in Pristina to take up his duties amid what he called “a moment of transition” for the world body’s presence there.

UN war crimes tribunal chief reports Serbia to Security Council

The President of the United Nations tribunal set up to deal with the worst war crimes committed during the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s has reported Serbia to the Security Council for failing to cooperate with the court.

Kosovo plan is a 'practical and workable solution,' Ban tells Security Council

The proposal to reconfigure the United Nations' presence in Kosovo is “a practical and workable solution” to one of the world's most intractable issues, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, warning that reaching a mutually acceptable settlement will not be easy.

Plan to reconfigure UN presence in Kosovo 'least objectionable' option – Ban

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that while his proposal to reconfigure the world body's presence in Kosovo, giving the European Union an enhanced role, may not please everyone, it was the “least objectionable” option.

Kosovo: Ban outlines plans to reconfigure UN presence

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon unveiled plans today to reconfigure the structure and profile of the United Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo (UNMIK) in the wake of Kosovo’s decision earlier this year to declare its independence from Serbia.