October, 2021

Landmark Recognition of Right to a Healthy Environment Encourages Vance Center

The Vance Center took gratification from the outcome of the October 8 session of the Human Rights Council, where, by a vote of 43-0-4 (abstentions), the United Nations for the first time recogniz... Read More

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