Monthly Archives: June 2011

British Minister for Europe, David Lidington visits ICMP HQ and DNA laboratory

The British Minister for Europe The Rt Hon David Lidington visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today as part his two-day visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina, praising the organization’s support to international and regional justice.

Accompanied by ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger and the British Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Michael Tatham, the UK’s Minister for Europe received briefings on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide, and toured the organizations’ main laboratory where ICMP performs DNA extraction and genetic profiling of samples from mortal remains and of blood samples from surviving relatives.

“The International Commission on Missing Persons has applied a revolutionary and successful approach to…

RS Minister of Health and Social Welfare visits ICMP’s HQ and tours DNA laboratory

RS Health Minister Skrbic visits ICMP HQ

The Minister of Health and Social Welfare of Republika Srpska Mr. Ranko Škrbić, visited the international headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) today in Sarajevo, where he was welcomed by ICMP Director General Kathryne Bomberger. The two discussed areas of mutual interest regarding the issue of missing persons, including scientific advances in the process of locating, recovering and identifying missing persons.

Mr. Škrbić toured ICMP’s DNA laboratory in Sarajevo where he received a briefing on ICMP’s DNA laboratory system, which extends from Sarajevo to Tuzla and to Banja Luka.

“Today I have been on a working visit of ICMP Headquarters where we discussed ICMP’s activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the current activities in its laboratories in Tuzla,…