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At an event organized by the International Commission on Missing Persons in The Hague on 8 July 2016, family members of missing persons from around the world described how they joined forces with others who had suffered the same trauma, in order to seek the truth about the fate of their loved ones.
On 27 January 2016, the UN Security Council held an Arria Formula Meeting on accounting for missing persons from conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organized crime, migration and other involuntary causes. The briefing was organized by the International Commission on Missing Persons and hosted by the United Kingdom Mission to the UN.
El Salvador becomes the sixth country to sign the Agreement on the Status and Functions of the International Commission on Missing Persons. The Agreement recognizes ICMP as an international organization tasked with assisting countries in their efforts to address missing persons cases from conflict, human rights abuses, disasters, organized crime, migration and other causes.
The first Conference of State Parties of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) was held at the Foreign Ministry of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in The Hague.
Director-General Bomberger, Foreign Minister Koenders sign Agreement establishing ICMP’s international headquarters in the Netherlands.
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) can serve as a model for creating “a light but efficient modern international organization”, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan said on 23th November during a presentation at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford.
The Commissioners of the International Commission on Missing Persons met with the Chairman of the BiH Council of Ministers in Sarajevo today
The Foreign Ministers of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Sweden, Belgium, and Luxembourg today signed a Framework Agreement that grants a new legal status to ICMP.
The Government of Colombia and the FARC guerrilla movement have achieved a breakthrough in peace negotiations
Click here for full recording of ICMP's 8 July Profiles of the Missing conference in The Hague
News stories dealing with enforced disappearances and missing persons cases from around the world
Colombia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands hosted a meeting of diplomats from the GRULAC in The Hague to highlight the work of the ICMP