Archive for 2023

September, 2023

Vance Center Africa Program Co-Hosts UNGA Week Side Events

Access to Justice  On September 19, the Vance Center and African Center of Excellence for Access to Justice brought together legal professionals, community justice practitioners, and leaders fro... Read More

September, 2023

Women’s Month in South Africa: Breaking Barriers for Women in Conveyancing and Legal Tech

Moderator Naomi Thompson and AWW Project Consultant Dr. Kim Lamont-Mbawuli listen to other speakers at “Tech-Driven Legal Transformation: Paving the Way for Women in Legal Leadership,” August... Read More

September, 2023

Vance Center Produces Assessments of Judicial Independence in 4 Latin American Countries

Over the last two months, the Vance Center, in coordination with the Latin American Federation of Judges (FLAM) and local judges’ associations, produced country-specific assessments of judicial... Read More

September, 2023

Vance Center Advice Assists UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in Preparing Landmark General Comment on the Environment and Climate Change

The Vance Center and partner firm Clifford Chance, with a team led by Janet Whittaker in Washington, DC and Counsel Elliot Luke in Perth, Australia, provided crucial advice and legal support in t... Read More

September, 2023

Access to Justice Practicum Returns with Second Cohort from Brazil, Chile and Peru

The three “practitioners” will work for one year at the Alianza Pro Bono Perú, Fundación Pro Bono Chile, and Women in Law Mentoring Brazil, respectively. Lawyers from the local pro bono cl... Read More

August, 2023

Observations from the Brazilian Amazon: Attending “O Chamado do Cacique Raoni”

By Nathalya Desterro, Vance Center Environment Program Advisor  The Call of Chief Raoni was the second event of its kind, described by organizers as a “great global gathering of Mother Earth g... Read More