Archive for May, 2007



Peace Can Only Be Reached Through Justice

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) hosted a two-day conference in Ohrid, Macedonia, which concluded with specific recommendations to government institutions and international organizations responsible for addressing the fate of the over 2,000 persons still missing from the Kosovo conflict. The Minister of Justice of the Kosovo Provisional institutions of self-governance, Jonuz Salihi, joined the conference today and stated that, “gatherings such as this one today must continue. Families of the missing need the opportunity to meet and work together.” (more…)

ICMP’s Conference Gathered Families from Both Communities and Appropriate Government Institutions

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) hosted a meeting today in Ohrid, Macedonia where representatives of Kosovo Albanian and Kosovo Serb family associations of missing persons met with government institutions and international organizations responsible for addressing the fate of the over 2,000 persons still missing from the Kosovo conflict. (more…)

Head of OSCE Mission to BiH Visits ICMP

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

During a visit to the facilities of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Tuzla today, the Head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ambassador Douglas Davidson, stressed that relatives of the missing have a right to know the truth about their missing loved ones. The issue of missing persons remains one of the most challenging human rights issues facing the region today. There are around 13,000 persons still missing out of estimated 30,000 at the end of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (more…)