(English) The Hague, 3 August 2021: The ICMPhosted a day-long event at its headquarters in The Hague today to mark the 7th Anniversary of the Da’esh invasion of Sinjar. The events included a roundtable discussion on the process of locating missing Yazidis and securing their rights, and a commemoration event organized by the Yazidi Legal Network.
(English) The Hague, 15 July 2021: The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) has inaugurated an online digital exhibition, which was presented this week in Bogota and at ICMP’s Headquarters in The Hague.
(English) The Hague, 13 July 2021 – The Policy Coordination Group (PCG), a Syrian-led initiative on the missing and disappeared facilitated by ICMP, this week adopted an Ethical Charter.
Hag, 11. jula 2021. godine: Istina o genocidu u Srebrenici 1995. godine mora se očuvati; napori da se pronađu i identificiraju oni koji se još uvijek vode kao nestali moraju se nastaviti; a počinitelji moraju biti izvedeni pred lice pravde, rekla je danas Kathryne Bomberger, generalna direktorica ICMP-a.
(English) Bogotá, June 30, 2021 – Former combatants who are part of the FARC Search Commission for Missing Persons recently provided Colombia’s Search Unit for Missing Persons (UBPD) with information related to 15 cases of missing persons to assist the UBPD’s efforts. ICMP supported the FARC Search Commission’s data collection work.
(English) Tirana, 17 May 2021 – Gjet Kadel was just seven years old when he and his family were imprisoned in Albania’s Tepelena camp. Decades later, he is still looking for the remains of family members who perished in the camp. His story is highlighted in The Weight of Mud, a documentary created by journalist Lulieta Progni of the Institute for Political Studies with support from the ICMP.
(English) Baghdad, June 30 2021 – Representatives of the Federal Government of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government and the Yazidi community in Iraq discussed ongoing efforts to account for missing persons in Sinjar at a recent meeting coordinated by the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
(English) Monterrey, Mexico, 16 March 2021 – The Office of the Prosecutor in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon (FGJNL) this month received a donation of laboratory equipment and software that strengthens its capacities to make DNA-based identifications of challenging missing persons cases.
(English) Baghdad, 18 March 2021 – Thirty representatives from as many Iraqi civil society organizations strengthened their ability to assist families of missing persons in the missing persons process, including helping them to report disappearances and apply for compensation, during a two-week International Commission on Missing Person course that ended today.
(English) The Hague, 25 March 2021 – The importance of collecting and preserving evidence related to missing persons was a key topic in a second training course for first responders who locate persons missing from the ongoing conflict in Syria, held this week by the ICMP.
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