Monthly Archives: February 2008

Sweden Commits funds to ICMP through 2010

Signing of donation agreement between ICMP General Director and Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and HerzegovinaThe Swedish Government announced today that it will provide funds to the work of the International Commission on Missing Persons through the year 2010. The contribution of 15 Million Swedish Kronor (2.3 MUS$) from the Government of Sweden to ICMP will help them to provide assistance in locating, recovering and identifying missing persons for the next few years.
Accompanied by ICMP’s Director General Kathryne Bomberger, H.E. Ambassador Lars-Erik Wingren, the Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, visited ICMP’s main laboratory in Sarajevo where ICMP conducts DNA extraction and genetic profiling…

US Ambassador visits ICMP in Tuzla

US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Charles L. English visiting ICMP’s Lukavac Re-association CenterDuring his first visit to the facilities of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Tuzla today, the US Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Charles L. English said that the work of ICMP is critical to the process of justice and reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as other parts of the region affected by the conflicts of the 1990’s.

Accompanied by ICMP Director-General, Kathryne Bomberger, the ambassador visited ICMP’s center where all blood reference samples are collected by ICMP from relatives of the missing and all…

First Official Visit of MPI Representatives to ICMP facilities

ICMP’s expert explains to the MPI representatives the process of combining DNA technology and anthropological analysis to re-associate skeletal remains exhumed from secondary mass graves associated with the fall of SrebrenicaRepresentatives of the Missing Persons Institute for Bosnia and Herzegovina (MPI), including the chair of the Steering Board, Ms. Jasminka Dzumhur and Steering Board members Ivo Jurcevic, Dusan Sehovac and Jadranka Durakovic; MPI Advisory Board members, Munira Subašić, Ahmet Grahić and Zvonimir…