Monthly Archives: November 2011

Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) complete a study tour of ICMP

During the past five days the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) organized a study tour for a group of 15 members of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo and Serbia.

During the visit, YIHR activists learned about the work of ICMP’s political unit, the justice and civil society initiatives department, ICMP’s assistance in terms of forensic anthropology and archaeology, the work of ICMP’s DNA identification systems and ICMP’s role in the Western Balkans and globally.

YIHR activists also met with the Missing Persons Institute Board of Directors, Mr. Amor Masovic, Mr. Marko Jurisic and Mr. Milutin Misic, who briefed YIHR about MPI’s activities, the BiH Law on Missing Persons and the problems MPI is facing. Three of the…

EULEX Delegation Visits ICMP HQ in Sarajevo to Discuss Agreement on Missing Persons Process in Kosovo

A delegation from the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX), including, Silvio Bonfigli, EULEX Head of the Justice Component and Alan Robinson, Co-Head of the Department for Forensic Medicine (DFM) visited the offices of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) from 10-11 November, where they met with ICMP Director General, Kathryne Bomberger and came to an agreement regarding measures to address difficult cases of persons missing from the Kosovo conflict.

“Our two organizations have worked successfully over the years and as a consequence 2,370 persons have been located and accurately identified….