Archive for July, 2009

Delegation of EU Ambassadors visits exhumation site

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

H.E Bosse Hedberg, Sweden’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina gives a statement to media at the location.The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) and the Missing Persons Institute of Bosnia-Herzegovina (MPI) hosted a visit to an exhumation site by a high-level delegation of EU Ambassadors and diplomatic staff led by H.E Bosse Hedberg, Sweden’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina. Sweden currently holds the presidency of the European Union and is a major donor to ICMP. (more…)

British Minister for Europe in high-level visit to ICMP

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Baroness Kinnock briefed on the work of ICMP laboratory system.Britain’s Minister for Europe, Baroness Glenys Kinnock, visited the international headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons today as part of her first official trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Accompanied by ICMP’s Director-General Ms.Kathryne Bomberger, as well as by the British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Michael Tatham, and officials from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Baroness received briefings on ICMP’s work on behalf of governments worldwide, and toured the organisation’s main laboratory where ICMP performs DNA extraction and genetic profiling of samples from mortal remains and blood from surviving relatives. (more…)

ICMP expresses full support for Regional Coordination Board

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) expresses full support for the successful outcome of today’s meeting between Dr.Nikola Spiric, Chairman of Bosnia’s Council of Ministers, and the representatives of The Regional Coordination Board of Families of the Missing from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia. (more…)