International Conference

The 2005 Round Table on current issues of international humanitarian law, held in Sanremo from 8 to 10 September 2005, addressed the issue of “Application of International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights and Refugee Law: UN Security Council, Peacekeeping Forces, Protection of Human beings in disaster situations”.
Therefore, the meeting dealt with the application of IHL, HR and RL rules to face issues such as armed conflicts, internal disturbances and tensions, persecution, violence and the denial of basic Human Rights, natural or man-made disasters, extreme poverty and underdevelopment, diseases, etc., which affects great numbers of people in various parts of the world. 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.