Archive for 2017

September, 2017

Vance Center Hosts Second Annual Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence

The Vance Center last year worked with 468 lawyers from 125 law firms in 45 countries around the world on pro bono representation. Anyone wishing to attend the celebration may contact the Vance C... Read More

September, 2017

Vance Center Attorney Publishes Book on the Amazon Rainforest

The book reviews the international, regional, and national laws applicable to the use and protection of the Amazon rainforest and assesses efforts at regional cooperation for safeguarding the Ama... Read More

September, 2017

Vance Center Welcomes Incoming African Legal Fellows

Naeem Hirani, a Kenyan lawyer from Anjarwalla & Khanna and Opeoluwa Osinubi, a Nigerian lawyer from Olaniwun Ajayi have already joined Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamiltonand Shearman &... Read More

September, 2017

Vance Center Hosts Argentinean Delegation of Law School Deans

The initiative arises from the effort of the Argentinean Ministry of Justice to strengthen legal education. Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Papachristou introduced the center’s work i... Read More

July, 2017

Vance Center Hosts Film and Discussion on Gender Based Violence and Human Trafficking

The event focused on the vicious cycle of sexual violence, gender discrimination, inadequate female education, impunity, trauma, and healing that constitute human sex trafficking. The event featu... Read More

September, 2017

Vance Center Wins Grant to Advance Rights of Women Prisoners

The project will convene women prisoners’ rights advocates from the Americas, Africa, and Asia to 1) share information about conditions of women’s imprisonment in their respective countries o... Read More