ICMEC & Hear the Children’s Cry Partnership to Benefit from Facebook Grant to Support Work on Missing Children

ICMEC & Hear the Children’s Cry Partnership to Benefit from Facebook Grant to Support Work on Missing Children

May 2, 2016

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), a nongovernmental organization which advocates, trains and collaborates…

International Experts Meet in El Salvador to Combat Online Abuse and Exploitation in Latin America

March 7, 2016

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – This week, child protection specialists from Central America, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico are meeting…

Hear The Children’s Cry First in Caribbean to Become Member of Global Missing Children’s Network

November 11, 2015

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – Hear The Children’s Cry and its Jamaica Yellow Pages sponsored Missing Children’s Support Programme have been granted membership…

Statement on the Passing of Anne-Marie Lizin

October 19, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) released a statement today regarding the passing of…

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Dean Thompson at the Seminar on Computer Crimes Against Children

October 12, 2015

(From Act Media, http://actmedia.eu) Inspector General Toba / Deputy Inspector General Spiridon, Colleagues from the International Centre for Missing and Exploited…

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Lauds The Smile of the Child

October 9, 2015

ATHENS, GREECE – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children, (ICMEC), a non-profit organization working to empower and equip…

The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children receives major donation to enhance their work combating child abuse and exploitation

August 3, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) today announced a major donation from Safer Society Group, a…

Commemorate International Missing Children’s Day with the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

May 3, 2015

Over the past six years, the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) has brought together more than 20…

International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children Inaugural Gala for Child Protection

March 5, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC), a non-profit organization working to empower and equip global…

NGOs and Law Enforcement from 22 Countries Convene to Discuss the Global Program of Missing Children

December 3, 2014

WARNSVELD, THE NETHERLANDS – For the next two days the Alexandria, Virginia-based International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is…

Activities in more than 29 Countries around the Globe will remember missing children on May 25

May 24, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) wants to remind the public that May 25 is National…

Leaders From 16 Countries Meet To Address Growing Problem Of Offenders Who Travel Globally To Sexually Abuse Children

May 16, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children announced that a private meeting involving 70 leaders representing law enforcement,…

New Video Fingerprinting Technology Created to Remove Child Pornography Online

April 30, 2014

LONDON, ENGLAND – Today, Friend MTS is donating a forensic technology developed and customized for the International Centre for Missing &…

Leading Child Protection Advocate Ernie Allen Announces Retirement

April 7, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) announced today that long-time President and CEO, Ernie Allen will…

Ernie Allen Testimony to the Canadian Senate Committee on Human Rights

March 31, 2014

Madam Chair and distinguished members of the Committee, I am honored to appear before you today to discuss the challenges…

Ernie Allen Receives Prestigious 2013 U.S. Attorney General Award for “Meritorious Public Service” for Outstanding Dedication to Protect Children

March 14, 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children announced today that the organization’s President and CEO, Ernie Allen, this…

New Digital Economy Task Force Report Addresses Digital Economy, Illicit Activity

March 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Digital Economy Task Force (DETF) sponsored by Thomson Reuters and the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children…

Ernie Allen Testimony: “International Parental Child Abduction” for the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

February 27, 2014

Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the Committee, I welcome the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the…

Ernie Allen Testimony “Beyond Silk Road: Potential Risks, Threats and Promises of Virtual Currencies” for the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

November 18, 2013

Mr. Chairman and distinguished members of the Committee, I welcome the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the…

Statement by Ernie Allen On The Global Effort To Identify “Maria,” The Young Child Found Living In The Roma Camp In Greece

October 24, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Ernie Allen, President and CEO of the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children issues the following statement. “The…

Our Condolences to the Family of Arnie Burns

October 1, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) extends its sincere condolences to the family of board member…

Task Force Created to Address Issues Surrounding the Internet-Based Digital Financial System

September 11, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Thomson Reuters and the International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) announced the formation of the Digital…

An Outdated Child Protection Law Is Playing A Key Role In The Growth Of A Global Marketplace For Child Sex Trafficking On The Internet

July 24, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Every day in America children are being sold for sex. Globally more than 1.8 million children are used in…

Black e-economy hiding traffickers’ profits

June 26, 2013

Human trafficking, including sex trafficking of children, is moving from the streets to the Internet. Increasingly, the traffickers are also…

A New Virtual Economy Poses New Challenges In Fighting Child Pornography And Child Exploitation

June 13, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – There is a new, unregulated, unbanked, largely anonymous, Internet-based financial system emerging in the world. Today, media giant…

Law Enforcement And Others From 4 Continents Meet In London To Collaborate On The Global Problem Of Missing Children

June 11, 2013

LONDON, ENGLAND – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) announced today that a major international conference will be…

Activities In More Than 22 Countries Around The Globe Will Remember Missing Children On May 25

May 22, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) wants to remind the public that May 25 is National…

Ernie Allen Receives Prestigious “Voice for Women” Award At The Arizona Foundation For Women

May 20, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children announced today that the organization’s President and CEO, Ernie Allen, has…

Statement On The Recovery Of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus And Michele Knight

May 7, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) rejoices in the safe recovery of Amanda, Gina and Michele…

$500,000 Donation Received In Memory Of Board Member Barry Cohen

April 29, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) announced today that the organization has received a $500,000…

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