(English) 13 June 2019: Meeting at the Headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in The Hague today, representatives of Cyprus, Greece, Italy, and Malta participated in the second meeting of the Joint Process to further discuss cooperation on addressing the large number of people who continue to go missing on Mediterranean migration routes.
(English) The Hague, 23 May 2019: Syrian organizations participating in a roundtable on the issue of missing persons from the conflict in Syria have highlighted the need to harmonize their efforts to advocate for unified policy positions on the issue of missing and disappeared persons from the Syrian conflict
(English) The Hague, 14 March 2019: More than half of those surveyed during an EU Consultation on Syria said the issue of missing persons, including victims of enforced disappearance and detainees, is the most important topic in the field of justice and cohesion, Kathryne Bomberger, Director-General of the ICMP, told participants at a major conference on Syria convened by the EU in Brussels this week.
(English) At a workshop organized in Malta on 21 February by the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), in cooperation with Missing People UK, participants noted that states in the Mediterranean have the means to account for large numbers of missing migrants and refugees, and can do this effectively if they adopt a pragmatic and systematic approach
(English) The Hague 10 December 2018: In Berlin today, ICMP brought representatives of families of the missing, from Syria and elsewhere, together with experts and senior policymakers to examine strategies that families can adopt in order to access their rights to truth, justice and reparations.
(English) The Hague, 12 November 2018: In Paris today, the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) launched an international initiative to advance the responsibility of States in accounting for all persons who go missing or have disappeared for involuntary reasons.
(English) Representatives of the authorities that are responsible for accounting for missing persons in the Western Balkans signed a Framework Plan that lays out steps to boost their cooperation and increase their effectiveness in accounting for missing persons throughout the region.
(English) 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.
(English) 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.
(English) 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
(English) Videos on ICMP and the global challenge of missing persons
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