Multiplier events in Aarhus, Denmark

Multiplier events in Aarhus, Denmark Two multiplier events were held In Denmark. The first took place on September 6th at SOSU Ostjylland and the second on September 24th at DOKK1 in Aarhus, Denmark. The most challenging area for Denmark, regarding missing people, is people with dementia. More than twice as many people with dementia disappears…

Multiplier event in Perugia, Italy

Multiplier event in Perugia, Italy The Perugia multiplier event was organized in collaboration with the SIULP Partner (Police Syndicate) on 15 July 2019 from 9.00 am to 13.00 pm at the Perugia Police Headquarters. The meeting was held by the leading Italian experts in the field of disappearance. The event was attended by 40 people,…

IPR information sessions in schools in Portugal

IPR information sessions in schools in Portugal About 1,400 children are reported missing each year in Portugal, but only 10 of these are related to crimes. The vast majority are voluntary teenage breakouts, which are eventually found. Every year about 1,400 children are reported missing in Portugal. The number – which corresponds to four disappearances…

Multiplier event in Madrid, Spain

Multiplier event in Madrid, Spain SOSDesparecidos presented the European course to train professionals to face the problem of missing people in Europe at the National Center of Disappearance (Madrid, Spain). This training has been developed under the European Project LOST together with other European partners. It’s important to highlight that this kind of training is…

Training Perugia LOST

Training in Perugia

Training in Perugia On February 25th, 26th and 27th 2019, at the “Falcone – Borsellino” hall of the Province of Perugia, a course was held, lasting a total of 24 hours, addressed to all police officers, lawyers, prefectural staff, and other interested parties. This was the first pilot course for the training of “specialized personnel…

missing-people-crisis

Missing people crisis

Over 100,000 missing people worldwide… According to recent statistics from the Red Cross, in 2018 the missing persons worldwide are more than 100,000. This figure is a negative global record, creating the conditions for a global unprecedented crisis. Therefore, the challenges, which organisations involved to researches for finding disappeared people, are constantly increasing. New data sows that…

LOST- Missing people in Europe

International Day of the Disappeared

International Day of the Disappeared International Day of the Disappeared is held annually on the 30th August and gives the chance to draw attention to the worrying phenomenon of peoples’ disappearance. The impulse for the day came from the Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives of Detained-Disappeared (Federación Latinoamericana de Asociaciones de Familiares de…