Monthly Archives: March 2011

Chilean Ambassador to Hungary Rodrigo Nieto Maturana visits ICMP HQ in Sarajevo

Chilean Ambassador to Hungary His Excellency Rodrigo Nieto Maturana during his tour of ICMP's DNA laboratory in Sarajevo.

Chilean Ambassador to Hungary His Excellency Rodrigo Nieto Maturana visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today. HE Nieto is on a two-day visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina for the purpose of presentation of his credentials to the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Accompanied by ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger, Ambassador Nieto received briefings on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide, and toured the organizations’ main laboratory in Sarajevo where ICMP performs DNA extraction and genetic profiling of samples from mortal remains and of blood samples from surviving relatives from all around the…

Commander of NATO’s Sarajevo Headquarters Brig. Gen. Enyeart visits ICMP

Commander of NATO’s Sarajevo Headquarters Brig. Gen. Enyeart visits ICMP

Commander of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Headquarters in Sarajevo Brigadier General David B. Enyeart visited the international headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today. Brig. Gen. Enyeart met with ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger who briefed him on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide.

“I am deeply impressed with the efforts of ICMP to address the issue of missing persons from armed conflict and violations of human rights. This is the first post-conflict effort that I have seen in which such a large number of missing persons have been accounted for,” said Brig. Gen. Enyeart. “The fact that two-thirds of the missing are now accounted form from the…

ICMP Issues Report on Persons Missing from the Kosovo Conflict

The International Commission on Missing Persons is making its report on missing persons from the Kosovo conflict available to the general public. The report was initially provided to the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, as well as to authorities in Serbia and Kosovo in the fall of 2010.

The report focuses in particular on the technical assistance that ICMP has provided to UNMIK and later to EULEX in the provision of DNA identification work.