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Environment

September, 2021

Environment Program Assists UN Expert on the Right to Science

The Vance Center Environment Program assisted the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Toxics, Dr. Marcos Orellana, in preparing a report delivered to the United Nations Human Ri... Read More

July, 2021

Vance Center Co-Organizes Workshops for Pro Bono Network of the Americas

The Vance Center and Fundación Pro Bono Chile convened the final segment of the annual conference of the Pro Bono Network of the Americas with private workshops for clearinghouse members. This y... Read More

July, 2021

Vance Center Analyzes New Environmental Agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Environment Program is supporting the Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN International)  in a research project to evaluate how it can use the Escazú Agreement, a new environmen... 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