May, 2024

Vance Center Project Builds Knowledge About Corporate Climate Laws in 17 Countries

The Vance Center worked with partner law firms to help update a widely used international database of climate change laws, contributing essential information for NGOs and companies in 17 countrie... Read More

April, 2024

Environment Program Partners with WECAN on Escazú Agreement Toolkits Launched on Earth Day

Speakers and attendees, including Vance Center Environment Program Advisor Nathalya Desterro (center in front of banner) and WECAN Executive Director Osprey Orielle Lake (right, holding banner) a... Read More

March, 2024

Vance Center Supports Crucial Submission in Landmark Inter-American Court Decision on Environmental Rights

Photo credit: Shutterstock  On March 22, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights issued a landmark decision finding that the state of Peru violated multiple human rights of the residents of the... Read More

December, 2023

Vance Center Supports Major UN Report on Environmental Rule of Law

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently released its Second Global Report on the Environmental Rule of Law, one of the UN agency’s flagship reports. The report extensively reli... Read More

December, 2023

Vance Center Files Brief in Landmark Climate Case at Inter-American Court

The Court is considering a request for an advisory opinion outlining the obligations that States owe in relation to the climate emergency under the American Convention on Human Rights. Together w... Read More

October, 2023

Vance Center Co-Hosts Discussion on International Climate Litigation

The October event, chaired by Milbank partner and Vance Center Committee member Viren Mascarenhas, featured a lively exchange on a range of issues and brought together a diverse range of voices f... Read More