Annan stresses full participation by all groups in Kosovo's upcoming elections

All of Kosovo’s communities must participate in municipal elections later this month in order to mark another milestone in the development of democratic institutions in the province, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a new report released today.

UN focusing on law and order, elections and returns in Kosovo, Security Council told

The United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) is continuing its efforts to uphold the rule of law, moving forward with preparations for the upcoming municipal elections and working on creating conditions conducive for the return of minority communities, a senior UN official told the Security Council today.

Kosovo: UN Mission chief condemns recent attacks on UN police

The head of the United Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo (UNMIK) today condemned Monday’s attacks on UN police officers during a riot in Mitrovica, saying this violence only hurt the legitimate interests of the province’s Serb population.