July, 2019

Vance Center Helps Set Benchmark for Education on the Rights of Nature

The Vance Center is advising International Rivers in its advocacy and education on the rights of nature with clients in Latin America and around the world. The Environment Program has researched,... Read More

June, 2019

Vance Center Contributes to Chilean Supreme Court’s Landmark Environmental Ruling

The Chilean Supreme Court handed down a historic ruling in an appeal brought by the residents of the towns of Quintero and Puchancaví, where pollution caused the hospitalization of over 1,300 p... Read More

May, 2019

Vance Center Environment Program Helps Protect Rivers in India

The Environment Program assisted International Rivers in its efforts to preserve free flowing rivers in Sikkim, a state in northeast India. Read More

May, 2019

Vance Center Co-Hosts Bar Association Events

The Vance Center co-hosted an event at the New York City Bar Association entitled “Chinese Energy and Infrastructure Projects in Emerging Markets: Examining Trends in Africa”. Read More

May, 2019

Vance Center Releases 2018 Annual Report

Click here to see the 2018 Annual Report. Read More

April, 2019

New UN Special Rapporteur Links the Right to a Healthy Environment to Air Pollution’s Deadly Impact Across the Globe

Professor John Knox, former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights and the Environment, began in 2012 to study the obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable ... Read More