EULEX Press Releases
14 December 2016
EULEX and EUO/EUSR recall the importance of respect for human rights for a healthy and prosperous society, ahead of the International Human Rights Day
09 December 2016
On 10 December, we commemorate Human Rights Day, in remembrance of the Day on which, sixty eight years ago, the United Nations General Assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year's theme is Stand Up for Someone's Rights!, that calls each of us to make a difference and step forward and defend the rights of anyone at risk of discrimination or violence.
07 December 2016
The OSCE Mission in Kosovo and the EULEX Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo launched the Justice Transparency Forum, a formal space for on-going communication between journalists and justice institutions during a workshop held in Rugova valley on 6-7 December.
07 December 2016
Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board met in Pristina today to assess the progress in the rule of law area in Kosovo. The Compact Progress Report assessing progress between August 2015 – June 2016 was released during the meeting.
06 December 2016
On the occasion of the Anti-Corruption week in Kosovo, EULEX would like to reiterate that fighting and most importantly preventing corruption are pivotal for a democratic society.
EULEX supports the Ministry of Justice to increase accountability and transparency in the correctional services
30 November 2016
EULEX would again like to offer condolences to the family and friends of Astrit Dehari who died as an inmate at the Prizren detention center. For such a young man to die in such circumstances is indeed a tragedy.
31 October 2016
Today, EULEX marks the 16th anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
25 October 2016
05 October 2016
The EULEX Head of Mission, Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, held an introductory meeting today with the President of the Kosovo Assembly, Mr. Kadri Veseli.
04 October 2016
EULEX Head of Mission, Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, met today with the mayors of Mitrovica North, Leposavic, Zubin Potok and Zvecan.
29 September 2016
The Head of Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, met today for an introductory meeting the Constitutional Court President Arta Rama-Hajrizi.
19 September 2016
Today, EULEX commemorates the third anniversary of the death of Audrius enavičius, a dedicated EULEX Customs Officer who was killed in the line of duty in northern Kosovo.
16 September 2016
The Head of Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, in the continuity of her meetings with local and international partners in Kosovo, met today the Minister of Justice Dhurata Hoxha.
14 September 2016
Today, the Head of the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), Ms. Alexandra Papadopoulou, met with the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Mr. Isa Mustafa.
09 September 2016
Representatives of four Western Balkans police services participated at a regional conference that was held today in Skopje.
02 September 2016
01 September 2016
30 August 2016
11 August 2016
Today Kosovo Customs marks EULEXs contribution to the progress achieved which will end the supervision of the service but will retain EULEX strategic advice role for the future.
08 August 2016
Today, at the Basic Court of Mitrovica the panel of international judges found the accused, Xhemshit Krasniqi...
21 June 2016
Following the Councils decision to extend the mandate of the EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo until 14 June 2018...
13 June 2016
Following an online media report stating that Head of EULEX Mission, Gabriele Meucci, suppressed a criminal investigation, the Mission would like to reiterate that investigations carried out by its judiciary are independent and cannot be overridden by the Missions leadership or any entity outside the judicial process. EULEX has no tolerance for any interference in the work of judiciary. Any allegation regarding EULEX leadership interfering, suppressing, or hindering the independent work of the judiciary are untrue and unfounded.
17 May 2016
Today EULEX Mission in Kosovo joins efforts around the world in commemorating the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.
22 March 2016
On 8 March 2016 the Supreme Court, in a mixed Panel of two international Judges and one local Judge, deliberated on two Requests for Protection of Legality.
17 March 2016
Today, EULEX, EUSR, and senior Kosovo judicial officials, including the Minister of Justice, had planned to convene the Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board (JRCB) to review progress and strengthen the joint approach to rule of law in Kosovo.
08 March 2016
Today, on the occasion of the International Womens Day, EULEX joins the struggle of all women around the world for womens equal rights and gender equality.
16 February 2016
Following media reports of recent arrests of Vetevendosje activists, EULEX points out that it had no involvement.
21 January 2016
Today, at the Basic Court of Mitrovica the panel of international judges found the accused, Oliver Ivanovic, guilty of committing the criminal offense of War crime against the civilian population.
08 January 2016
Last year, the Basic Court of Prizren found six defendants guilty of alleged corruption related offences.