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Archive for 2017

December, 2017

Vance Center Promotes Ecosystem Services in Brazil

The guidance will help TNC better develop PES projects in the country in furtherance of its mission to conserve lands and waters. Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) have emerged as an innovati... Read More

November, 2017

Vance Center Welcomes Associate Executive Director

She will manage the Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights, advise the Women in the Profession program, and support other Vance Center projects and initiatives.  She is fluent in Spanish ... Read More

November, 2017

Vance Center Focuses on South Africa and Independent Journalism

He met with five alumni of the African Legal Fellows program to discuss strengthening the South African alumni network and continuing its mentoring and other activities: Tholinhlanhla Gcabashe (2... Read More

November, 2017

Vance Center Joins in Women in the Profession Chapter Events

There now are nineteen WIP chapters in Latin America, supporting women lawyers with mentoring and other programs, as well as vulnerable women with pro bono projects. In Costa Rica, more than nine... Read More

November, 2017

Vance Center and Latin Lawyer Publish 2017 Pro Bono Survey

Over 130 law firms from more than 20 countries participated in this year’s survey. The 2017 survey indicates promising growth in pro bono practice in the region.  Law firms are focusing their ... Read More

November, 2017

Vance Center Hosts Panel on Preventing Conflict

The event featured the results of a new study on Conflict Prevention and Guarantees of Non-Recurrence, conducted as a part of a larger joint World Bank-United Nations research project, “Sust... Read More