International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children

The International Centre of Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) is leading a global movement to protect children from sexual exploitation and abduction. 

What We Do ICMEC's work brings promise to children and families around the world by:

  • Establishing global resources to find missing children and prevent child sexual exploitation;
  • Promoting the creation of operational centers worldwide based on a public-private partnership model;
  • Building an international network to disseminate images of and information about missing and exploited children;
  • Providing training to law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, legal professionals, nongovernmental organizations, and government officials;
  • Advocating and proposing changes in laws, treaties, and systems to protect children worldwide;
  • Leading a global financial coalition to eradicate commercial child pornography from the Internet;
  • and Conducting international expert conferences to build awareness, and to encourage and increase cooperation and collaboration between and among countries.

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