Delegation of Scottish Dignitaries visit the International Commission on Missing Persons

Article posted on February 19, 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. Read More…

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

Article posted on February 17, 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.

Libyan Delegation Completes Two-Week Training Course at ICMP

Article posted on February 16, 2014

Libyan Delegation Completes Two-Week Training Course at ICMP

Libyan Delegation Completes Two-Week Training Course at ICMP

A delegation of seven staff members from the Libyan Ministry for the Affairs of Families of Martyrs and of Missing Persons (MAFMM) successfully completed a two-week training course at ICMP’s facilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The delegation consisted of technical staff working on missing persons cases, including, among others, the Head of DNA Lab at MAFMM Technical department, Head of Data entry unit at the MAFMM Technical department and Head of Reference Sample Collection Unit at MAFMM. Read More…