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

July, 2020

Vance Center Explores Endowment Funds for Environmental Protection in Brazil

The Environment Program assisted The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in analyzing a new legal regime for endowment funds to support environmental protection in Brazil. Read More

May, 2020

Vance Center Co-Sponsors International Environmental Law Committee Event

The Vance Center’s Environment Program has worked with the International Environmental Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association to organize an upcoming panel discussion reviewing inte... Read More

April, 2020

Vance Center Joins Discussions on the Right to a Healthy Environment and COVID-19

Vance Center Environment Program staff participated in several high-level discussions about the relationship between the right to a healthy environment and the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

March, 2020

Vance Center Contributes to Environment Report at the Human Rights Council in Geneva

Dr. David Boyd, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and the Environment, presented his second annual report to the UN Human Rights Council this month in Geneva. Read More

February, 2020

Vance Center Helps in Resilient Islands Initiative

The Vance Center is supporting The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in its partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to advance climate adaptation i... Read More