The Vance Center provides pro bono legal representation to dozens of social justice organizations and engages hundreds of law firms in this worldwide work, while promoting diversity in the legal profession.

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Areas Of Practice

We provide pro bono legal representation worldwide to dozens of NGOs and international governmental bodies in three areas: human rights and access to justice; environment; and good governance.

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Our Programs

The Vance Center engages lawyers in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the United States, to enhance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, as well as pursue social justice through pro bono practice.

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January 25, 2024

Vance Center Continues Anti-Corruption Efforts with Reports on Whistleblower Protections and Migration

In three new publications, the Vance Center analyzes international standards and regional practices for whistleblower protection and the differentiated impact of corruption on migrants.

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January 18, 2024

Reporters Shield Admits Inaugural Members

The legal defense program, launched last year, has welcomed its first cohort of members.

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January 16, 2024

Vance Center Launches Project on Women in the Legal Community in Guatemala

The initiative aims to support women lawyers in Guatemala’s legal field and build long-term capacity for their professional growth and collaboration.

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