Archive for 2019

November, 2019

Vance Center Welcomes New African Legal Fellows

The Vance Center is continuing its flagship African Legal Fellows Program for the 18th year and its partnership with Power Africa for the second year, welcoming new Fellows at law firms in New Yo... Read More

November, 2019

New Environmental Law Fellow Joins The Vance Center

Nathalya Desterro has joined the Environment Program as environmental law fellow, becoming the Brazilian-qualified lawyer on the Vance Center staff. Read More

November, 2019

Program Update on Women in the Profession

The Vance Center’s Women in the Profession program maintained an active pace at the national level and continues to pursue regional initiatives, as well. Read More

November, 2019

Vance Center Advises UN Expert in Global Environmental Study

The Vance Center has advised United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment David Boyd, as he prepares to deliver a report soon to the UN Human Rights Council. Read More

October, 2019

Vance Center Celebrates International Pro Bono Excellence

The Vance Center held its fourth annual Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence recognizing the pro bono achievements of five law firms and giving special recognition to Vance Center Com... Read More

October, 2019

Vance Center Addresses Women in Prison at African Commission Side Event

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice Program hosted a panel discussion at the Africa NGO Forum preceding the African Commission’s ordinary session in Banjul, The Gambia, on ... Read More