Archive for July, 2009

High-level US Congressional delegation visits ICMP

Monday, July 13th, 2009

A high-level delegation including two members of the United States House of Representatives visited the Sarajevo headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP). The delegation consisted of Democratic Party Congressman Russ Carnahan from Missouri and Democratic Party Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey from California. (more…)

DNA Results of the International Commission on Missing Persons Reveal the Identity of 6,186 Srebrenica Victims

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

Through the use of DNA identity testing, the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) has revealed the identity of 6,186 persons missing from the July 1995 fall of Srebrenica, by analyzing DNA profiles extracted from bone samples of exhumed mortal remains and matching them to the DNA profiles obtained from blood samples donated by relatives of the missing. (more…)

High-level information meeting for Associations of the Missing held in Republika Srpska

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

ICMP information meeting for Republika Srpska familiesThe International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) held an information meeting in Banja Luka for representatives of the Republican Organization of Killed and Detained Soldiers and Missing Persons of Republika Srpska, Republican Board of Families of the Missing and the Union of Associations of Families of Missing and Captured Persons of Republika Srpska.

The purpose of this information meeting was for ICMP, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Missing Persons Institute of Bosnia-Herzegovina (MPI) to provide the family associations of the missing with an update on progress to date. (more…)