Participation in IX Iberoamerican Week of International Justice


The International Nuremberg Principles Academy participated in two activities of the IX Iberoamerican Week of International Justice in The Hague, on 4 and 5 June 2019.

On 4 June 2019, as part of the VI Iberoamerican Seminar on International Justice, Senior Legal Officer Eduardo Toledo chaired the panel “The Experience of the Intergenerational Dialogue in the Parishes of the Archdioceses of San Salvador: May It Be an Effective Measure to Overcome Policies Promoting Forget?”. The speakers included: Isabel Albaladejo Escribano, Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Roberto Carlos Alfaro Lara, Human Rights Protection Office from the Archbishopric of San Salvador; and Héctor Olasolo, Iberoamerican Institute of The Hague. The panel described the origins of the Salvadorian conflict in the decade of 1980, the transitional justice process after the end of the war and the work of the Archdioceses of San Salvador in El Salvador today.

On 5 June 2019, as part of the III Polyphonic Day of International Justice, Director Klaus Rackwitz chaired the panel “Outstanding Issues on the Implementation at the National Level of the Geneva Conventions in their 70th Anniversary”. The speakers of the panel delved into the current situation of the enactment and activation of the Geneva Conventions, and their Additional Protocols, in different regions and countries of the world. They analyzed cases from Nigeria (Kasim Balarabe from Jindal Global Law School), Ukraine (Mykola Gnatovskyy from the Committee against Torture of the Council of Europe), Iran (Katayoun Hosseinnejad from the Allameh Tabataba`i University), Nicaragua and Guatemala (Dalila Seoane from Civitas Maxima), China (Shichen Tian from the Wuhan University), and Bulgaria (Lachezar Yanev from the Free University of Amsterdam).