Iraq’s newly-appointed Ambassador in The Hague, H.E. Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi, visited the Headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) where he met ICMP Director-General Kathryne Bomberger and senior members of staff.
To mark International Day of the Disappeared, 30 August, the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) is publishing the testimony of men and women who are working to account for people who have disappeared as a result of natural disasters, conflict, political repression, organized crime, and irregular migration. ICMP works with governments to develop institutional and legislative initiatives, and with families of the missing to develop effective advocacy strategies.
The Hague, 11 July 2018: Twenty-three years after the Srebrenica Genocide, it is crucial to uphold a truthful narrative of what happened, and to continue efforts to account for those who are still missing and to bring those who were responsible to justice
London, 10 July 2018: The Prime Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, Croatia, Germany, the United Kingdom, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Italy, Slovenia and Poland signed a Joint Declaration in London
ICMP has published its Annual Report, describing operations in the organization’s cross-cutting programs around the world in 2017, as well as the successful introduction of new administrative, financial, communications and program structures. The full text of ICMP’s 2017 Annual Report can be accessed here.
The Hague, 21 June 2018: In Attard, Malta, today, President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Director-General of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), Ms. Kathryne Bomberger discussed the issue of missing Mediterranean migrants, with particular emphasis on missing child migrants.
Rome, 11 June 2018: Families of missing migrants in the Mediterranean region participated in an event titled “Profiles of the Missing: the Journey to Europe and the Rights of Missing Migrants,” organized by the International Commission on Missing Persons and hosted by the Swiss Embassy in Rome.
Rome, 11 June 2018: Representatives of Cyprus, Greece, Italy, and Malta met at the Villa Massimo in Rome at the invitation of the ICMP to develop a joint process aimed at enhancing cooperation among European and other States to account for migrants who have gone missing or who have died in the Mediterranean region.
Click here for full recording of ICMP's 11 June Profiles of the Missing conference in Rome
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