Archive for 2021

October, 2021

Access to Justice Practicum Gains First Cohort

The Vance Center and Pro Bono Network of the Americas members in Argentina, Colombia and Mexico, selected the first class of “Practitioners” in the Access to Justice Practicum. Read More

October, 2021

Vance Center Gains Recognition Before UN General Assembly

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Diego García Sayán recognized the Vance Center’s research on  the participation of women in the administration of ... Read More

October, 2021

Landmark Recognition of Right to a Healthy Environment Encourages Vance Center

The Vance Center took gratification from the outcome of the October 8 session of the Human Rights Council, where, by a vote of 43-0-4 (abstentions), the United Nations for the first time recogniz... Read More

October, 2021

Lawyers Council Focuses on Judicial Appointments in Mexico

The Vance Center's Lawyers Council for Civil and Economic Rights published a call for action and a policy brief (available in Spanish) analyzing Mexico's process for appointing Supreme Court Just... Read More

October, 2021

Vance Center leads Latin American and Caribbean Bar Association Discussion on Business and Human Rights

The Vance Center held a virtual session: “Bar Associations and the Business and Human Rights Agenda: A Regional Vision 10 years after the Guiding Principles” as part of the United Nations VI ... Read More

October, 2021

Vance Center to Host Upcoming BHR Webinar on SLAPPs

The Vance Center will host a webinar "SLAPPed but not silenced: Defending human rights in the face of legal risks” on November 10, 2021 at 12:30 – 1:30pm. Read More