Archive for February, 2014



ICMP and Libya Agree to Expand Cooperation during Minister’s Visit

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Bomberger and Gadur met in ICMP's headquarters

Bomberger and Gadur met in ICMP's headquarters

The Libyan Minister for the Affairs of Families of Martyrs and of Missing Persons (MAFMM) H.E. Mr. Ali Gadur and ICMP Director General Kathryne Bomberger agreed to expand cooperation in the process of locating and identifying missing persons in Libya. This agreement was reached during Mr. Gadur’s five day visit to ICMP. The delegation also included the Libyan Chief Prosecutor, Mr. Abdullah Aburziza and other representatives. (more…)

Delegation of Scottish Dignitaries visit the International Commission on Missing Persons

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Scottish Dignitaries Visit ICMP staff members working in PIP

Scottish Dignitaries Visit ICMP staff members working in PIP

A group of Scottish dignitaries led by Mr. Angus Robertson MP paid a two-day visit to the headquarters of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP). This was the third visit to ICMP organized by Dr. Waqar Azmi OBE, the Chairman of the charitable initiative “Remembering Srebrenica”. The initiative seeks to encourage British opinion-makers to reflect on the lessons that may be learned from the conflict in Bosnia with the aim of preventing such things from happening elsewhere. (more…)

ICMP Iraq News Update: The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan visits ICMP Office in Erbil

Monday, February 17th, 2014
The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan during the visit to ICMP office in Iraq

The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan during the visit to ICMP office in Iraq

The UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Kurdistan visited the ICMP office in Iraq to discuss a range of issues on their way to Halabja. The group was led by The Right Honourable Alistair Burt MP for North East Bedfordshire, the ICMP’s new commissioner, who has a special interest in the Middle East. Other members of the group included Mr Johnathon Woodcock MP for Barrow in Furness, Lord Maurice Glasman (Baron Glasman) and Ms Emma Grubb, the senior advisor to Nadhim Zahawi, the UK’s first Kurdish-born MP.), as well as Mr Gary Kent, Director of the APPG and Labour Friends of Iraq.