Monthly Archives: May 2013

Swedish Minister for EU Affairs Birgitta Ohlsson visits ICMP HQ in Sarajevo

The Swedish Minister for EU Affairs Birgitta Ohlsson visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo today as part of her visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Accompanied by ICMP’s Director-General Ms. Kathryne Bomberger and the Swedish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Bosse Hedberg, Ohlsson was briefed on ICMP’s assistance to governments worldwide and also toured the organizations’ main DNA laboratory.

“I have come to see in person the work of ICMP and to observe the assistance that the organization provides to governments in accounting for missing persons from armed conflict and human rights abuses. In the context of the Western Balkans ICMP has helped the governments in the region account for more than two thirds of those missing from the conflicts of…