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Environment

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

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

January, 2021

Vance Center Joins United Nations Environment Project

The Vance Center’s Environment Program is assisting the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) with its mandate to prepare the 2021 Global Report on Environmental Rule of Law. Focus on the... Read More

December, 2020

Vance Center Commemorates Bangkok Rules 10th Anniversary

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice Program, under its Women in Prison Project, launched a social media campaign  to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Ru... Read More

October, 2020

Vance Center Authors Report on Rights of Rivers

The Vance Center Environment Program, together with the Earth Law Center and International Rivers, has authored a comprehensive report on the “Rights of Nature” around the world. “A global ... Read More