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October, 2022

Vance Center Celebrates 20 Years With Focus on Program

The Vance Center convened a full-day programmatic event with more than 60 participants, representing US, Latin American, European, and African law firms, NGO clients and other stakeholders. Read More

September, 2022

UN Recognition of Environmental Right Caps Long Vance Center Effort

By a vote of 161-0-8 (abstentions), the UN General Assembly in July passed a resolution recognizing the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment and called upon States, internationa... Read More

June, 2022

Environment Program Participates in Climate Action Conference

[Photo Credit: Velvet/Wikimedia Commons under a Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 License] Vance Center Environment Program Staff Attorney Sam Bookman joined in a discussion at The Hague Peace Palace re... Read More

May, 2022

Vance Center Co-Hosts Workshops on the Escazú Agreement

The Vance Center Environment Program co-hosted workshops over two days with the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network – WECAN International for the benefit of WECAN’s network of women and ... Read More

May, 2022

Vance Center Support Reflected in 2022 Goldman Prize Honorees

The 2022 Goldman Environmental Prize for South & Central America has been awarded to two Ecuadorian Indigenous land defenders, Alex Lucitante and Alexandra Narvarez. The Goldman Prize is the worl... Read More

April, 2022

Vance Center Co-Sponsors Expert Seminar on the Right to a Healthy Environment

(Photo credit: Shutterstock) The Environment Program recently co-sponsored an expert seminar on “United Nations Recognition of the Right to a Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment: Past De... Read More