Archive for October, 2012



William Hague Visits International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP)

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
William Hague i Kathryne Bomberger

William Hague and Kathryne Bomberger

British Foreign Secretary The Right Honourable William Hague MP visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) today during his visit to the region.

Mr. Hague was briefed, by ICMP’s senior staff, about the work of the organization in the region of the Western Balkans and its broader global engagement in the Middle East, North Africa, Latin America and South East Asia. Discussions were held about the future of the organization, including its international status, headquarters and the critical need of the organization as a global resource. Mr. Hague also asked if ICMP could extend its technical capacity to work on cases of sexual violence committed during conflict. (more…)

Regional List of Missing Persons from the Conflicts in the Former Yugoslavia to be Created

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Following a two-day meeting organized by the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) on 15 and 16 October in Bosnia and Herzegovina, representatives of the BiH Missing Persons Institute, Administration on Detainees and Missing Persons of the Republic of Croatia and the Government Commission on Missing Persons of the Republic of Serbia agreed upon future steps to create a regional list of missing persons. (more…)

EU Member States’ Diplomats Visit ICMP Headquarters

Monday, October 1st, 2012
Peter Sørensen during the visit

Peter Sørensen during the visit

A delegation of 25 members of the European Union’s Working Group for the Western Balkans (COWEB) led by H.E. Ambassador Peter Sørensen, Head of the Delegation of the European Union to BiH/European Union Special Representative, visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today. The delegation was received by ICMP’s Director-General Kathryne Bomberger, where it was briefed about ICMP’s assistance to the countries of the Western Balkans and to other countries around the world. (more…)