Archive for 2021

June, 2021

Vance Center Gets Recognition Before UN Human Rights Council

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Diego García Sayán recognized the Vance Center’s research on the challenges for judicial independence from the COVI... Read More

June, 2021

The Vance Center Supports Guatemalan Judge Erika Aifán

As part of the Vance Center's longtime support for judicial independence and integrity in Guatemala, including on behalf of the Guatemalan Association of Judges for Integrity, co-counsel Professo... Read More

June, 2021

Vance Center Joins Discussion of Threats to NGOs in Guatemala

Continuing the Vance Center’s engagement in rule-of-law issues in Guatemala, Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chavez Alor joined representatives of  Alianza por las Reformas,the Office ... Read More

June, 2021

Vance Center Co-Sponsors Business and Human Rights Events

Vance Center conducted a series of events with the New York City Bar Association’s Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Launched in 2019 at the initiative of the Vance Center, the Workin... Read More

June, 2021

Vance Center Highlights the Financial Crisis Threatening the Special Tribunal in Lebanon

The Vance Center initiated a letter from the New York City Bar Association to UN ambassadors of the United States and several other countries on the financial crisis threatening to close the UN S... Read More

June, 2021

Vance Center Participates in Roundtable on Persons Deprived of Liberty

Vance Center Programs Director Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste joined a two-day roundtable on the “human rights of persons deprived of liberty and regional challenges” hosted by the Observ... Read More