The 2006 Round Table on current issues of international humanitarian law, held in Sanremo from 7 to 9 September 2006, addressed the issue of “Justice and Reconciliation: an integrated approach”.
The balance between justice and reconciliation must always be looked for in every specific situation by local actors with the international community giving a helping hand, both on the regional and international level. 2006 meeting was of particular importance as it was part of the Diploma
course that had been included in the training programme in International Humanitarian Law, jointly organized and supported by the International Institute of Humanitarian Law and the Institut de Droit de la Paix et du Développement of the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis.
The Round Table gathered together a few hundred participants from the different regions of the world including military experts, academics and representatives of governments, international organizations, IHL practitioners and NGOs which spent two to discuss IHL related detention key issues.