Archive for September, 2013



Chairman of the UK’s “Remembering Srebrenica” Initiative visits the International Commission on Missing Persons

Friday, September 6th, 2013
Dr. Azmi during the visit

Dr. Azmi during the visit

The Chairman of the newly established British charity “Remembering Srebrenica” Dr. Waqar Azmi OBE visited the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo to discuss how to incorporate ICMP’s approach to addressing the issue of persons missing from armed conflict and human rights abuses into his initiative, “Lessons from Srebrenica”. (more…)

Canadian authorities reach out to ICMP for disaster victim identification

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Following the derailment of a train that happened in Lac Mégantic, in the Canadian province of Quebec, on July 6th, 2013, the Quebec authorities have reached out to the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) for assistance in their disaster victim identification efforts. The Lac-Mégantic accident was the fourth deadliest rail accident in Canadian history that took more than 40 lives. (more…)