Vance Center Events

April 2014

In coming weeks, the Vance Center is looking forward to several events outside of New York City:

A training program for pro bono clearinghouse representatives and others in pro bono representation of petitioners before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, taking place on April 7-9 in Washington, D.C.;

Roundtable discussions of the Vance Center Committee with la Barra Mexicana and la Fundacion Barra Mexicana, in Mexico City on April 8;

A Women in the Profession planning session in Mexico City on April 8;

A workshop on using international law to strengthen strategic impact litigation in domestic courts in Latin America, organized along with Professor Macarena Saez of American University Washington College of Law, taking place in Washington, D.C. on April 10.

March 2014

Wednesday, March 12

Members of the Women in the Profession Program met in Uruguay on March 12  to discuss the opportunities and challenges encountered in the legal field. (Click here for more - Spanish).

February 2014

Friday, February 7

Susan Kath, the Director of the Vance Center's Environment Program, spoke at the "Climate Change, Global Health, and Human Rights" conference at Princeton University. (Click here for more).

Friday, February 14

Alejandro Eder, director of the Colombian Agency for Reintegration (ACR) discussed Colombia's peacebuilding and reintegration process in 2013 and the opportunities and cooperation in these areas throughout the region. (Click here for more).

Monday, February 24

"Human Rights and International Sporting Events: Russian Anti-Gay Legislation, the Sochi Winter Olympics, and Next Steps"

This program, immediately following the conclusion of the Winter Olympics, focused on the deterioration of LGBT rights in Russia. (Click here for more).

January 2014

Wednesday, January 29

The Vance Center and the Committees on African Affairs and International Human Rights co-sponsored a tribute to Nelson Mandela on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at the New York City Bar Association. (Click here more).