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Archive for 2017

October, 2017

Vance Center Gains New Staff Members

Patricia Toro has joined the Vance Center to lead the Women in the Profession (WIP) Program, which aims to strengthen the role, opportunities, and the work conditions of women lawyers in Latin Am... Read More

October, 2017

Vance Center Attorney Presents Book on the Amazon Rainforest

The launch followed a panel discussion, Deforestation in the Amazon: Where Do We Go from Here?, which analyzed some of the reasons for a recent rise in deforestation rates in Amazonia. Tigre joi... Read More

October, 2017

Vance Center Addresses International Pro Bono Practice

The event highlighted the international pro bono projects of six partner law firms and gave special recognition to the Chubb Rule of Law Fund. Vance Center Committee Co-Chair Sabrena Silver ope... Read More

October, 2017

Vance Center Keeps Eye on Kenyan Elections

The Kenyan Supreme Court on September 1 annulled the original August 8 vote, ordering a new election, which took place October 26.  The court’s decision, the first such judicial annulment in A... Read More

October, 2017

Vance Center Participates in Worldwide Forum on Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence

The forum, focusing on understanding, preventing and responding to sexual and intimate partner violence, showcased new and tested interventions on ending sexual violence. Jean-Baptiste made a p... Read More

September, 2017

Vance Center Gains Staff Member in Kenya

Having joined the Vance Center in August 2016, Kombo now will forge partnerships more readily with African civil society organizations and law firms for the center’s pro bono representation pro... Read More