Article posted on January 20, 2014
During the meeting of Bomberger and Attorney General of the State of Nuevo León, Adrian de la Garza
The political will of the Mexican authorities is essential for achieving further progress in addressing the issue of disappearances in the country and in the state of Nuevo Leon, Director General of the International Commission on Missing Persons Kathryne Bomberger said during her visit to Mexico.
During her stay in Mexico Bomberger had a private meeting with the Attorney General of the State of Nuevo León, Adrian de la Garza, and Sister Consuelo Morales, director of Citizens in Support for Human Rights” CADHAC, during which they discussed how ICMP could collaborate with the authorities of Nuevo León, as well as with Mexican civil society organizations on the issue of disappearances. Read More…
Article posted on January 15, 2014
The “Ship of Life” Association of Families of Missing Persons held a meeting in Erbil
The ICMP facilitated the 4th meeting of the “Ship of Life” Association of Families of Missing Persons between the 8th and 9th of January, in Erbil Iraq. The meeting focused on developing a legal framework to allow the Association to become a formally recognized NGO in Iraq.
In addition to representatives of families of missing persons, the Iraqi Martyrs’ Foundation and The Kurdish Regional Government’s Ministry of Martyrs and Anfal Affairs were represented. Read More…
Article posted on December 18, 2013
ICMP's Commissioner The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP
The International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP as an ICMP Commissioner. Mr. Burt is the Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Bedfordshire and was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, until October this year.
In a letter to ICMP nominating Mr. Burt, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State, William Hague, said: “Your organization is carrying out important work to address some of the key challenges posed by armed conflicts and natural disasters. The support your organization provides to the families of missing persons and the various institutions which search for truth is commendable and an asset to international justice”. Secretary of State Hague added the following “I am also writing to ask that you accept Mr. Alastair Burt MP as the UK’s nomination for ICMP Commissioner. I am confident that Mr. Burt will be an excellent ICMP Commissioner.” Read More…