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EU Civilian Operations Commander visits Kosovo

07 December

The EU Civilian Operations Commander Vincenzo Coppola visited Kosovo on 6 and 7 December. During his visit, he met with Prime Minister...


Final Meeting of the Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board

21 November

PRISTINA, 21.11.2018 – EULEX Head of Mission Alexandra Papadopoulou hosted the final meeting of the Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board (JRCB) at the EULEX premises today...


EULEX Honours Audrius Šenavičius

19 September

On this day, five years ago, Audrius Šenavicius lost his life while serving as a EULEX Customs Officer. Audrius was killed as a result of gunfire while driving with colleagues to a customs gate in northern Kosovo to start their shift.


International Day of the Disappeared

30 August

Today, we commemorate the International Day of the Disappeared, raising awareness of the plight of the missing and their families worldwide and recommitting to solving the fate of all those who disappeared


EULEX's Statement in Relation to a Media Report

03 July

With reference to a statement circulated today by a Kosovo media outlet as attributed to a EULEX spokesperson, EULEX Kosovo would like to clarify and reiterate that – following the start of its new mandate on 15 June 2018 – the Mission no longer has any executive functions in the Kosovo justice system. As such, no cases can be assigned to EULEX judges and prosecutors, who as a matter of fact have already ceased their executive activities in EULEX.



08 June

Following the Council’s decision, and the exchange of letters between President Hashim Thaci and EU High Representative Federica Mogherini, the EULEX Mission has received a new mandate until 14 June 2020.


Meeting of the Joint Rule of Law Coordination Board held in Pristina

29 May

Pristina, 29 May 2018 - Today, the Head of the EU Office/EUSR, Nataliya Apostolova, the Head of EULEX Mission in Kosovo, Alexandra Papadopoulou, the Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, together with...

Alliances for Solidarity – EULEX Marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

17 May

Today, EULEX joins the worldwide commemorations of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). On this day we celebrate the progress...

Regional Police Conference to be Held in Pristina

17 May

Representatives of, Albanian, Croatian, the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia, Slovenian and Kosovo Police are to participate in a two day Regional Police Chiefs Conference...


EULEX on the National Day of Missing Persons - Kosovo People Need Closure to the Painful Loss of their Loved Ones

27 April

On the day Kosovo marks the National Day of Missing Persons, EULEX would like to commemorate...

Eichhorst visiting Pristina: EU welcomes announcement on start drafting Statute of the Association/Community of Serb majority municipalities in Kosovo

05 April

Angelina Eichhorst, Director for Western Europe, the Western Balkans and Turkey, and Deputy Managing Director in the European External Action Service (EEAS), was on a two-days visit in Pristina to address recent developments and urgent next steps


Statement by Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative and Heads of EU Missions in Kosovo on ratification of demarcation agreement with Montenegro

22 March

The ratification of the demarcation agreement with Montenegro by the Kosovo Assembly represents an important milestone for Kosovo and its people

EULEX Marks International Women’s Day - Press for Progress

08 March

On this day, EULEX celebrates International Women’s Day by honouring the achievements of women in the Rule of Law sector, both within EULEX and across Kosovo.



16 January

EULEX strongly condemns the act of criminal terror that ended the life of Oliver Ivanovic today.

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Women in the rule of law

Smile, Work and Explore – Meet Yulia Netesova

Smile, Work and Explore – Meet Yulia Netesova

When she was born in a remote academic town in Siberia, then part of Soviet Union, Yulia’s family was convinced that she would follow the trodden footsteps...

Life’s challenges bring the best outcomes - Meet Natalie Dawson

Life’s challenges bring the best outcomes - Meet Natalie Dawson

Working hard and challenging herself has been a key theme throughout Natalie Dawson’s personal and professional life.

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A day in the life of Hakan Wall

A day in the life of Hakan Wall

Head of Advisory Unit Police and Border Matters, explains his work and the challenges he faces in Kosovo.