Introduction to ICMP’s DNA identification system Video

Introduction to ICMP’s DNA identification system

This short video describes the forensic process through which DNA samples from unidentified human remains can be matched with samples provided by families of the missing in order to make identifications. https://bit.ly/2QR8DeH

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International Day of the Disappeared

On the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared, ICMP has produced videos that captures the experiences of families of the missing.

Colombia: https://bit.ly/2KZjR0W

Iraq: https://bit.ly/32gcqIL 

Western Balkans: https://bit.ly/2LfQWop 

Syria/MENA: https://bit.ly/2PoYaeW

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International Women’s Day 

The paramount importance of a rights-based approach to the issue of missing persons is highlighted in a series of videos prepared by ICMP to mark International Women’s Day, 8 March 2019. Women whose loved ones have disappeared as a result of conflict describe the ways in which they have responded to this loss – through activism.

https://bit.ly/2HkUTry

https://bit.ly/2SR120z

https://bit.ly/2SOBC3H

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ICMP Video Q&As with Staff

ICMP Director-General Kathryne Bomberger launches the video Q&A series by explaining what makes the organization unique. https://bit.ly/2GD4ObK

ICMP Director-General Kathryne Bomberger speaks about ICMP’s achievements and future goals. https://bit.ly/2EdZSXV

ICMP Director of Policy and Cooperation Andreas Kleiser speaks about the impact of an evolving international political and legal environment on efforts to account for missing persons. https://bit.ly/2VFarKt

ICMP Director of Corporate Services Simon Short speaks about ICMP’s institutional structure, including its programs and departments. https://bit.ly/2DeUt3a

ICMP Head of  Civil Society Initiatives program Deborah Ruiz Verduzco speaks about the role of ICMP’s Civil Society Initiatives in addressing the issue of missing persons. https://bit.ly/2GgPrDS

ICMP Director of Science and Technology Dr. Thomas J. Parsons speaks about the role of forensic science in accounting for missing persons. https://bit.ly/2Dipq6r

ICMP Director of Data Systems and Coordination, Adnan Rizvic speaks about the role of data systems and data processing in efforts to account for missing persons. https://bit.ly/2UD4p10

ICMP Head of ICMP’s Western Balkans Program, Matthew Holliday speaks about the work that ICMP is doing in order to help countries in the Western Balkans account for those who are still missing from the conflicts of the 1990s. https://bit.ly/2X7xYoE 

ICMP Missing Migrants Program Manager, Alessandra La Vaccara speaks about ICMP’s program to help governments share resources and coordinate their efforts to account for migrants who are going missing in the Mediterranean region. https://bit.ly/2YQbpFB 

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Live recordings of ICMP’s Profiles of the Missing series

“Profiles of the Missing” is an ICMP public forum designed to raise public awareness, make recommendations, and demonstrate to policymakers that the issue of missing persons is an indispensable element in addressing security, conflict-prevention, peace building and international justice. The active participation of surviving relatives is central to the Profiles approach.

The Hague 8 July 2016 https://bit.ly/2FCY5hd

Stockholm, 1 June 2017 https://bit.ly/2SYcQiq

Rome, 11 June 2018 https://bit.ly/2FrWYm6

Paris, November 2018 https://bit.ly/2ssArwa

Berlin, 10 December 2018 https://bit.ly/2CuEJrn

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Signing Ceremony of the Joint Framework Plan on Missing Persons

At ICMP Headquarters on 6 November 2018, representatives of the authorities that are responsible for accounting for missing persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia signed a Framework Plan laying out steps to boost their cooperation and increase their effectiveness in accounting for missing persons throughout the region. https://bit.ly/2TRiHX5

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ICMP prepares for 2018 Western Balkans Summit

The Head of ICMP’s Western Balkans Program sets the scene ahead of the Western Balkans Summit in London in July 2018 https://bit.ly/2FCXQmj

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ICMP completes transition to The Netherlands

Al Jazeera reports on the opening of ICMP’s Headquarters and DNA laboratory in The Hague, in October 2017. https://bit.ly/2RsI7xr

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Signing of the ICMP Declaration, Mostar, August 2014

ICMP Director-General Kathryne Bomberger speaks on the occasion of the signing of the Declaration on the role of the State in addressing the issue of persons missing as a consequence of armed conflict and human rights abuses. https://bit.ly/2Mc11Tg

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ICMP Hague Conference 2013: An Agenda for the Future

At ICMP’s international conference “The Missing: An Agenda for the Future”, held in The Hague at the end of 2013, more than 200 delegates from around the world explored how the issue of the missing can be addressed, including global initiatives to locate missing persons for all involuntary reasons. https://bit.ly/2DcYPbj

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Voices from ICMP’s 2013 Conference: The Missing, an Agenda for the Future

A three-day conference hosted by ICMP in The Hague at the Peace Palace from 29 October to 1 November 2013 was the first such event to address the issue of missing persons from war, human rights violations, disasters, human trafficking, drug related violence, migration or other causes. https://bit.ly/1bZM4cH

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