Archive for 2021

April, 2021

Africa Program Updates

Africa Program Manager Adaobi Egboka and Director of Pro Bono Partnerships Jorge Escobedo recently organized an exchange on pro bono practice between representatives from Strathmore University in... Read More

April, 2021

Vance Center’s New Diversity Initiative Gets Results

Three candidates of the TotalLAW Prep Mentorship Program have won admission to top law schools in the United States and will come to pursue LLMs this fall.  Due to the pandemic, some candidates ... Read More

April, 2021

Vance Center Presents at Human Rights Bodies on Women in Prison

The Human Rights and Access to Justice Program made two key presentations to international human rights bodies related to the Women in Prison initiative, which the program has pursued for three y... Read More

April, 2021

Vance Center Supports Submission to the Colombian Constitutional Court

The Environment Program coordinated the filing of an amicus brief in an environmental case before the Colombian Constitutional Court on behalf of Dr. Marcos Orellana, the UN Special Rapporteur on... Read More

March, 2021

Vance Center Research Featured Prominently at Human Rights Council

The Vance Center’s research on the human right to a healthy environment featured prominently in discussions at the recent meeting of the UN Human Rights Council. Read More

March, 2021

Vance Center Engages The Gambian Judiciary in Adjudicating Corruption and Economic Crimes

The Vance Center and the International Center for Transitional Justice convened a workshop for  30 judges in the Gambia, focusing on the importance of transitional justice in fighting corruption... Read More