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July, 2017

Vance Center Joins Law and Society Conference in Mexico City

The first panel, “From Extraction to Emancipation: Development Reimagined” drew on lessons of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development in Guatemala. Joining Tigre were Raqu... Read More

July, 2017

Vance Center Participates in Pan African Lawyers Union Conference

Hundreds of representatives of national and regional bar associations, government, law firms, civil society organizations, and academia from across the continent and various parts of the world at... Read More

July, 2017

Vance Center Continues to Support LGBT Rights in El Salvador

Mayer Brown LLP, Egale Canada, Aldes El Salvador, the Williams Institute, and others were co-sponsors. Approximately 25 Salvadoran judges from all levels of the judiciary attended the conferen... Read More

June, 2017

Lebanon Special Tribunal President Visits the Vance Center

Describing the Tribunal’s creation following the assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri in 2005 and its mandate under U.N. Security Council Resolution 1757, Judge Hrdličk... Read More

June, 2017

Vance Center Hosts Africa Court Justice

Joining were Vance Center Committee member and Orrick partner Lorraine McGowen and the firm’s Pro Bono Counsel Rene Kathawala, Vance Center staff and volunteers and representatives of the Inter... Read More

June, 2017

Vance Center Environment Program Joins Stockholm Workshop on Climate Adaptation

Academics, practitioners, and policymakers discussed the challenges and opportunities for governing climate adaptation beyond the national level. Climate adaptation attained heightened relevance ... Read More