The event was attended by Ali Naghiyev, chairman of the State Commission of Azerbaijan on Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Citizens, former Croatian President Stjepan Mesic, Rabea Saad Al-Adsani, Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for Prisoners of War and Missing Persons, David Merkel, former US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Fariz Rzayev, Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan, and Florence Anselmo, head of the ICRC Central Tracing Agency.

A short film on the problems of missing persons was shown at the event.