Archive for February, 2012



Her Majesty Queen Noor Speaks at US Congressional Hearing on Missing Persons

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
ICMP Commissioner HM Queen Noor

ICMP Commissioner HM Queen Noor

H.M. Queen Noor, a Commissioner of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP), addressed the U.S. Helsinki Committee in Washington yesterday at a hearing on responses to the issue of missing persons in the countries of the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

ICMP estimates that worldwide there are over 1 million persons missing from war, violations of human rights, human trafficking and drug related violence, as well as approximately 150,000 persons who go missing from natural disasters on an annual basis. Despite the scale of the problem Queen Noor stressed that the issue of missing persons remains a silent one. (more…)

Sweden and ICMP sign donation agreement

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Bosse Hedberg and ICMP Director General Kathryne Bomberger sign the donation agreement

Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Bosse Hedberg and ICMP Director General Kathryne Bomberger sign the donation agreement

The Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Mr. Bosse Hedberg and ICMP Director General Kathryne Bomberger signed a donation agreement in ICMP’s headquarters in Sarajevo today. The donation was previously announced during the recent visit of the Director-General for Development Cooperation at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Johan Borgstam and the Swedish Ambassador to ICMP. (more…)

ICMP and KRG Ministry Hold Conference on Iraqi National Legislation on Reparations

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
ICMP and KRG Ministry Hold Conference on Iraqi National Legislation on Reparations

The International Commission Missing Persons (ICMP) and the Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), Erbil, Iraq, held a conference on Iraqi compensation laws entitled “For a Life worth Living” on 5 February 2012 in Erbil, Iraq. (more…)