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Accounting for the Missing: an Investment in Peace

By Her Majesty Queen Noor, The social, political and economic challenges of mass migration have paralyzed policymaking – and the truth is that there is no easy fix. Migration is just one part of a...

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Accounting for the Missing Is an Investment in Peace

By Kathryne Bomberger The Paris Peace Forum, opened by French President Emmanuel Macron last weekend, highlighted the complexities of international conflict through the very profusion of proposed...

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States Must Endeavour to Account for the Missing

By Kathryne Bomberger All over the world today, families of the missing will speak out about the agony of not knowing the fate of a loved one. The idea for the International Day of the Disappeared...

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New ICMP Initiative to Locate Clandestine Graves

Sarajevo, 29 June 2017: The International Commission on Missing Persons has launched a new on-line application called the “Site Locator” to assist in locating sites, such as mass or clandestine...

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Rights-Based Strategies to Account for the Missing

Stockholm, 1 June 2017: Concrete and effective scientific, legal, political and social strategies can help governments and stakeholders to account for the hundreds of thousands of people who go...

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Iraq

More Ezidi Mass Graves Discovered

In November 2016, news agencies reported the discovery of mass graves believed to contain the remains of Ezidis in Iraq. Voice of America published an article on mass graves found in Sinjar[1], while...

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Inter-Agency Meeting on Missing Migrants

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has released preliminary figures for all migrant or refugee deaths worldwide in 2016 – reporting that 7,495 men, women and children died or went...

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ICMP Enhances Missing Persons Online Inquiry Center

On 30 August ICMP announced the launch of its restructured Online Inquiry Center (OIC). The OIC can be accessed by families of the missing and others to provide or obtain information about a missing...

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Missing Persons: from Trauma to Effective Action

By Her Majesty Queen Noor Across the world from central America to southeast Asia people are on the move, desperately seeking to escape violence and poverty, while in large parts of the Middle East...

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Nigeria

Nigeria struggles to address legacy of Zaria killings

Lejla Hodzic examines the December 2015 events in Zaria, Nigeria, and considers their implications for the issue of missing persons in Nigeria and beyond Since 1992, Nigeria has experienced a cycle...

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Iraq

A sustainable effort to account for the missing in Iraq

Trefor Williams, the Head of ICMP’s Iraq Program, describes the steps that have been taken to coordinate administrative and technical resources in Northern Iraq and engage families of the missing, as...

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Sri Lanka

A Way Forward in Sri Lanka

Andreas Kleiser analyzes the essential role of resolving the issue of missing and disappeared persons in Sri Lanka as part of the country’s postwar recovery. ICMP and the Guatemalan Forensic...

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