Monthly Archives: October 2013

ICMP Hosts Conference “Missing Persons: An Agenda for the Future”

A three-day conference hosted by the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) will open tomorrow in the City of The Hague at the Peace Palace. It is the first conference to address the issue of missing persons, regardless of whether they are missing from war, human rights violations, disasters, human trafficking, drug related violence, migration or other causes.

ICMP Partners with INTERPOL to Provide Assistance to Kenya in the Aftermath of Shopping Center Shooting Incident

ICMP has launched efforts to assist Kenya in the aftermath of the attack the Westgate Shopping Mall, Nairobi. The assistance comes following an invitation from INTERPOL and is a part of ICMP’s Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) efforts.

ICMP is currently in the field in Nairobi providing guidance to local authorities and international teams in the collection of biological reference samples and proper sampling of postmortem samples from victim remains.