Archive for 2019

May, 2019

Vance Center Co-Hosts Bar Association Events

The Vance Center co-hosted an event at the New York City Bar Association entitled “Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets: Examining Trends in Africa”. Read More

May, 2019

Vance Center Releases 2018 Annual Report

Click here to see the 2018 Annual Report. Read More

April, 2019

New UN Special Rapporteur Links the Right to a Healthy Environment to Air Pollution’s Deadly Impact Across the Globe

Professor John Knox, former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, began in 2012 to study the obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable ... Read More

April, 2019

Vance Center Assists in Landmark Brief in Chilean Supreme Court

On behalf of Human Rights Watch, the Vance Center’s Environment Program coordinated the drafting and filing of a landmark amicus curiae brief before the Chilean Supreme Court. Read More

April, 2019

Vance Center Committee Member Recounts Defending Journalists

New York Times Deputy General Counsel and Vance Center Committee member David McCraw and New York Times International Editor Michael Slackman discussed legal help for journalists in danger, at a ... Read More

April, 2019

Vance Center Hosts Lawyers Delegation from Argentina

A delegation of Argentinean legal academics, legislators, executive officials, and judges from the province of Misiones visited the Vance Center to learn more about U.S. approaches to legal train... Read More