Archive for 2019

September, 2019

Vance Center Hosts Panel on Business and Human Rights Arbitration

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice Program held a panel on the effectiveness of arbitration to resolve business and human rights disputes, at the New York City Bar Associatio... Read More

September, 2019

New Human Rights Fellow Joins The Vance Center

Maria Werneck has joined the Vance Center as a fellow in the Human Rights and Access to Justice Program. Read More

September, 2019

Lawyers Council Focuses on Judicial Appointments in Guatemala

A delegation of the Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights undertook an assessment of the judicial appointment process in Guatemala, following on a similar effort in Peru.  Read More

July, 2019

Vance Center Receives Support from Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations have awarded the Vance Center a three-year grant to support its pro bono representation of journalism, human rights defense, and anti-corruption activism.  These are... Read More

July, 2019

Vance Center Provides Update on Pro Bono Projects

The Vance Center over the past year has provided 51 clients with pro bono representation in 80 matters, collaborating as co-counsel with 370 lawyers from 99 law firms in 52 countries. Here are su... Read More

July, 2019

Vance Center Helps Set Benchmark for Education on the Rights of Nature

The Vance Center is advising International Rivers in its advocacy and education on the rights of nature with clients in Latin America and around the world. The Environment Program has researched,... Read More