Monthly Archives: September 2019

ICMP Enhances Cooperation With Families of the Missing in Croatia

Zagreb, 17 September 2019: Today in Zagreb, the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) organized, with the participation of representatives of the Directorate for Detained and Missing of the Ministry of Croatian Veterans, an info-sharing meeting in Zagreb with 30 representatives of missing persons family associations from the Republic of Croatia.

This was the second in a series of meetings with families of the missing, organized to share information about the missing persons process on the territory of the former Yugoslavia. The first meeting was held with families from Bosnia and Herzegovina in January 2019.

The meetings are part of a two-year project supported by the Government of the United Kingdom and being implemented by ICMP, to renew the effort to account for 12,000 people who are still missing throughout the region. Countries in the region have formally undertaken to work together as the regional Missing Persons Group, maintaining a process…