The Provisional Institutions of Self-Government in Kosovo (Albanian: Institucionet e përkohshme të vetëqeverisjes, Serbian: Привремене институције самоуправе, Privremene institucije samouprave) or PISG are the local administrative bodies in Kosovo[a] that are established by United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).
Under the terms of UNSCR 1244 Kosovo came under the administration of the United Nations at the conclusion of Kosovo conflict of 1999. Kosovo is the subject of a long-running political and territorial dispute between the Serbian (and previously, the Yugoslav) government versus Kosovo's largely ethnic-Albanian population.
Resolution 1244 permitted the United Nations to establish and oversee the development of "provisional, democratic self-governing institutions" in Kosovo. The United Nations Administration established an internationally supervised Kosovo Police Service in 1999. A Joint Interim Administrative Structure was established in May 2000. In May 2001, UNMIK promulgated a Constitutional Framework which established these Provisional Institutions of Self-Government (PISG). The first elections for these institutions were held in. Following these elections UNMIK gradually transferred increased administrative competencies to the PISG.
Whilst UNSCR 1244 formerly maintained Kosovo as part of Serbia, international negotiations began in 2006 to determine the final status of Kosovo. On February 17, 2008, representatives of the people of Kosovo unilaterally declared Kosovo's independence and subsequently adopted the Constitution of Republic of Kosovo, which came into effect on 15 June 2008.
The Provisional Institutions comprised: