By agreement with the Government of the Republic of Serbia, the United Nations Office in Belgrade (UNOB) conducts political reporting and liaison functions. Mr. Peter N. Due serves as the Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNOB.
UNOB serves as the main channel of communication between the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) and the Government of the Republic of Serbia and the diplomatic community in Belgrade on matters relating to the implementation of Security Council Resolution 1244 (1999).
The Office facilitates the contacts of UNMIK, including those of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of UNMIK, Mr. Farid Zarif, and provides assistance, when requested, to UNMIK and other international presences in Kosovo.
UNOB reports to the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations and UNMIK on all Kosovo-related issues.
UNOB also monitors regional developments in the Western Balkans of relevance to the United Nations. It reports to the United Nations Department of Political Affairs on all non-Kosovo-related regional issues, and also works closely with the United Nations Development Programme and other partners on these regional issues.
UNITED NATIONS OFFICE IN BELGRADE
Republic of Serbia