Monthly Archives: April 2011

British Ambassador launches ICMP’s Guide for Families of the Missing

The British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Michael Tatham opened a session of the Advisory Board of the Missing Persons Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina (MPI BiH) by launching an ICMP Guide for Families of the Missing. Following this, Ambassador Tatham visited the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) facilities and met with ICMP’s forensic experts in Tuzla.

Ambassador Tatham opened the BIH MPI Advisory Board session and addressed the attending representatives of missing persons’ family associations from the region of Eastern and Northern BiH, as well as representatives of MPI’s Board of Directors and its Steering Board.

“The British Government…

ICMP Concludes a Series of Presentations on the Missing Persons Process in BiH

A photo taken during one of the presentations.

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) concluded yesterday in Banja Luka a series of 18 public presentations held throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina. During these events, ICMP staff in cooperation with staff of the BiH Missing Persons Institute provided an overview of the process of exhumations and identifications in Bosnia and Herzegovina, including the role of all institutions and individuals involved in this complex process.

ICMP’s experts visited the following towns: Nevesinje, Trebinje, Bijeljina, Brčko, Mostar, Čapljina, Višegrad, Goražde, Bugojno, Travnik, Bratunac, Kalesija, Odžak, Doboj, Sarajevo, Sanski Most, Bihać and Banja Luka where they met with families of missing persons, representatives of local communities and other interested citizens.

The local communities were also briefed about the newly launched ICMP’s Missing Persons…