30 March 2011: Chilean Ambassador to Hungary His Excellency Rodrigo Nieto Maturana visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today. HE Nieto is on a two-day visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of presentation of his credentials to the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Accompanied by ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger, Ambassador Nieto received briefings on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide, and toured the organizations’ main laboratory in Sarajevo where ICMP performs DNA extraction and genetic profiling of samples from mortal remains and of blood samples from surviving relatives from all around the globe.
15 March 2011: Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Headquarters in Sarajevo Brigadier General David B. Enyeart visited the international headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today. Brig. Gen. Enyeart met with ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger who briefed him on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide.
3 March 2011: The International Commission on Missing Persons is making its report on missing persons from the Kosovo conflict available to the general public. The report was initially provided to the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, as well as to authorities in Serbia and Kosovo in the fall of 2010.
The report focuses in particular on the technical assistance that ICMP has provided to UNMIK and later to EULEX in the provision of DNA identification work.