William Hague Appoints Alistair Burt MP as ICMP’s British Commissioner

Article posted on December 18, 2013
ICMP's Commissioner The Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP

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…

Czech Republic Continues Funding ICMP

Article posted on December 17, 2013
During the signing ceremony

During the signing ceremony

The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Bosnia and Herzegovina announced today that the Czech Republic will continue to support the work of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) through June 2014.

H.E. Ambassador Tomas Szunyog made the announcement during a signing ceremony of the donation agreement with the ICMP Director General, Kathryne Bomberger, at the ICMP headquarters. The donation of 12,700 EUR will be used to support ICMP’s programs in the Western Balkans. The Czech Republic has donated 110,000 Euro to ICMP since 2008. Read More…

Delegation of “Remembering Srebrenica” Project visit ICMP

Article posted on December 11, 2013
Delegation receives a briefing on ICMP's identification efforts in the DNA laboratory.

Delegation receives a briefing on ICMP's identification efforts in the DNA laboratory.

A group of religious leaders from the United Kingdom led by former BBC news correspondent Martin Bell OBE, and the Chairman of the “Remembering Srebrenica” Project, Dr. Waqar Azmi paid a visit to the headquarters and identification facilities of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) in Sarajevo and Tuzla on Monday and Tuesday, as part of their visit to BiH. Read More…