Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons

Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons
Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons
14.06.2023
Forensic scientists of the National Scientific Center «Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius Forensic Science Institute» visited The Hague (Netherlands) in order to implement cooperation measures with the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
ICMP is the only international organization that deals with issues related to people who have gone missing as a result of armed conflicts, human rights violations, disasters, crime, illegal migration, etc. ICMP is also actively involved in developing institutions and civil society capacity, promoting legislation, encouraging social and political advocacy, and developing and providing technical expertise to trace and identify missing persons.
This year, understanding the challenges faced by Ukrainian experts due to the war, ICMP invited representatives of the institutions of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine to visit the headquarters of ICMP in The Hague.
During the visit, the head of the laboratory of physical, chemical, biological and molecular genetic research, PhD in Pharmacy Ihor Sych and forensic experts Oksana Bernadska and Marina Furs got acquainted with the latest methods and best practices used to conduct expert research with the aim of identifying missing persons and exchanged experience in the field of DNA identification of persons who disappeared as a result of armed conflicts. All activities were conducted in modern laboratories with the leading equipment in the field of DNA research.
 
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Director of the department of Provision of Expertise for Justice of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, candidate of legal sciences, honored lawyer of Ukraine Natalia Tkachenko noted the importance of the completeness of the event in order to ensure the quality of conducting molecular genetic research in accordance with international standards.
https://minjust.gov.ua/images/general/2023/05/31/20230531090544-6644.jpeg
 
The study and comparison of DNA samples extracted from human remains is an integral part of the identification process, which is already underway and, unfortunately, will continue as long as there is a need for the identification of dead persons in the de-occupied territories.
Today, DNA expertise is one of the most relevant and advanced researches in the field of forensics. National Scientific Center «Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius Forensic Science Institute» uses advanced research methods and works in accordance with international standards; genetic experts not only conduct research, but also help answer important questions that may be of decisive importance for justice and society in general.

 

 

 





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Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons

Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons
Cooperation of specialists of the NSC Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius FSI with the International Commission on Missing Persons
14.06.2023
Forensic scientists of the National Scientific Center «Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius Forensic Science Institute» visited The Hague (Netherlands) in order to implement cooperation measures with the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP).
ICMP is the only international organization that deals with issues related to people who have gone missing as a result of armed conflicts, human rights violations, disasters, crime, illegal migration, etc. ICMP is also actively involved in developing institutions and civil society capacity, promoting legislation, encouraging social and political advocacy, and developing and providing technical expertise to trace and identify missing persons.
This year, understanding the challenges faced by Ukrainian experts due to the war, ICMP invited representatives of the institutions of the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine to visit the headquarters of ICMP in The Hague.
During the visit, the head of the laboratory of physical, chemical, biological and molecular genetic research, PhD in Pharmacy Ihor Sych and forensic experts Oksana Bernadska and Marina Furs got acquainted with the latest methods and best practices used to conduct expert research with the aim of identifying missing persons and exchanged experience in the field of DNA identification of persons who disappeared as a result of armed conflicts. All activities were conducted in modern laboratories with the leading equipment in the field of DNA research.
 
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Director of the department of Provision of Expertise for Justice of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, candidate of legal sciences, honored lawyer of Ukraine Natalia Tkachenko noted the importance of the completeness of the event in order to ensure the quality of conducting molecular genetic research in accordance with international standards.
https://minjust.gov.ua/images/general/2023/05/31/20230531090544-6644.jpeg
 
The study and comparison of DNA samples extracted from human remains is an integral part of the identification process, which is already underway and, unfortunately, will continue as long as there is a need for the identification of dead persons in the de-occupied territories.
Today, DNA expertise is one of the most relevant and advanced researches in the field of forensics. National Scientific Center «Hon. Prof. M. S. Bokarius Forensic Science Institute» uses advanced research methods and works in accordance with international standards; genetic experts not only conduct research, but also help answer important questions that may be of decisive importance for justice and society in general.

 

 

 





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