Kosovo

More than half of Kosovo's population lives in poverty, UN reports

With more than half of Kosovo's population living in poverty, the province faces several obstacles to further economic growth, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said today in a just-released report.

UN efforts in Kosovo show no one 'above the law,' Security Council told

Efforts by the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) to strengthen policing in the province, including the recent arrests of suspects in cases pending from 1999, showed that "no one is above the law," a senior UN official told the Security Council today.

Kosovo: economic advisory body to UN Mission discusses gambling regulation

An economic advisory body to the United Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo (UNMIK) has begun debate on unregulated gambling activities in the province.

Kosovo: UN police arrest two more for crimes committed during 1999

United Nations police have arrested two more people in connection with serious criminal offences against Kosovo Albanians in June 1999, the UN mission in the province announced today.

UN police arrest four suspected of serious crimes against other Kosovo Albanians

United Nations police in Kosovo today arrested four men suspected of committing serious crimes against other Kosovo Albanians in June 1999, the UN mission in the province said today.

Declaring Kosovo’s food emergency over, UN agency ends operations there

Declaring that Kosovo’s urgent need for food aid has subsided, a United Nations relief agency today announced plans to close its Pristina office later this month.

On third anniversary of its arrival in Kosovo, UN reports progress in key areas

Marking the third anniversary of the arrival in Kosovo of a United Nations mission and an international security presence, the top UN envoy in the province today hailed progress achieved in a wide range of areas.

New adviser to help UN in Kosovo with returnees, reintegration of ethnic minorities

The United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) today welcomed the arrival of a new official to advise it on ways to foster economic development related to the return of displaced persons and the integration of minorities.