Archive for 2020

July, 2020

Lawyers for Reporters Announces Website and Team

Lawyers for Reporters, the Vance Center’s collaboration with the Press Freedom Defense Fund to support local journalism in the United States, has officially launched its website: lawyers4report... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Supports Guatemalan Civil Society Coalition Against Restrictions on NGOs

The New York City Bar Association recently issued a press release on the report Guatemala: Revisions to the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations, produced by the international law firm Paul Weis... Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Explores Endowment Funds for Environmental Protection in Brazil

The Environment Program assisted The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in analyzing a new legal regime for endowment funds to support environmental protection in Brazil. Read More

July, 2020

Vance Center Pursues Virtual Engagement with the Pro Bono Network

The Vance Center and the Pro Bono Network of the Americas launched a series of virtual conversations with executive directors of the Network member and affiliate pro bono clearinghouses in Latin ... Read More

June, 2020

City Bar Adopts Policy Statement on Business and Human Rights

The New York City Bar Association adopted a pioneer policy statement on Business and Human Rights. The Vance Center’s Human Rights Program had initiated the process of developing the statement ... Read More

June, 2020

Vance Center’s Women in Prison Project Recognized by International Peers

The Vance Center’s Women in Prison Project, and specifically the Project’s initiatives to address the Covid-19 pandemic in places of detention for women in the Global South, recently have rec... Read More