The reconciliation with the past paves the way for the submission of the apologies to the colonized nations by the countries that have colonized them.

The submission of an official apology by the highest authorities of the state, properly publicized within their own nation, constitutes the synthesis of the previous reconciliation path and helps to create a climate of friendship and cooperation among peoples.

This new social atmosphere encourages the settlement of compensations to the colonized nations.

For further information:

Political Apologies and Reparations

Ancestral apology to the indigenous

Why the West is morally bound to offer reparations for slavery