ICMP Welcomes the Adoption for Preconditions to Establish a Legal and Forensic Medicine Institute in FBIH

Article posted on June 27, 2014

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) applauds the adoption of necessary preconditions for the establishment of an Institute of Legal and Forensic Medicine of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) at yesterday’s session of the House of Representatives (HoR) of the FBIH Parliament. The House of Representatives delegates yesterday adopted amendments to the Law on Ministries of the FBiH and Governing Bodies of FBiH in an abbreviated procedure concerning the establishment of the FBIH Institute for the Legal and Forensic Medicine. Read More…

ICMP Conference Report, The Missing: An Agenda for the Future Published

Article posted on May 20, 2014

ICMP Conference Report, The Missing: An Agenda for the Future

ICMP Conference Report, The Missing: An Agenda for the Future

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) issued a comprehensive Report from its conference on the issue of missing persons “The Missing: An Agenda for the Future”. The report provides an overview of the issue of missing persons globally and highlights recommendations made by the conference delegates.

The ICMP conference was the first of its kind and it gathered together more than 200 prominent policymakers, human rights activist, scientists, academia, journalists, representatives of victim and survivor groups from Libya, Mexico, Thailand, Bosnia and Herzegovina, United States of America, Syria, Croatia, Iraq, Serbia and other countries to discuss missing persons cases from all causes. Read More…

ICMP calls on Nigerian authorities to step up the search for missing girls

Article posted on May 8, 2014

The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) expresses its deep concern over the fact that more than three weeks have passed since 276 Nigerian students were abducted on 14 April 2014 by a militant group in this country. ICMP is therefore calling on the Nigerian authorities to immediately take effective measures to remedy the situation by ending this ongoing crime against humanity. Read More…