Human Rights

February, 2019

Vance Center Initiates Inquiry to Secretary of State

The New York City Bar Association President, at the suggestion of the Vance Center, has written to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Jonathan Co... Read More

January, 2019

Vance Center Investigates Worrisome Human Rights Trend

A recent report in The Guardian revealed a disturbing trend, which the Vance Center has investigated: in the last nine months, the US State Department has effectively halted cooperation with Unit... Read More

December, 2018

The Year of the Woman: Vance Center Joins Global Movement on Women’s Rights

Even before the recent mid-term elections, many media dubbed 2018 “the year of the woman”. Women’s rights and gender equality dominated the agenda in the public and private spheres as an un... Read More

November, 2018

Vance Center Participates in Business and Human Rights Forum

(United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva | Photo Credit: Sam Bookman) The Vance Center joined over 2000 delegates from across the world at the United Nations Forum on Business... Read More

October, 2018

Vance Center Hosts Discussion on Human Rights Impact of Olympics

Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste (Right), Kazuko Ito (Middle Right), David Segall (Middle Left), Ken Rivlin (Left) With the 2020 Olympics coming soon to Tokyo, the Vance Center convened a panel discuss... Read More

October, 2018

Vance Center Supports Media Sensitization on LGBTI Rights in El Salvador

Ernesto Londoño leading the workshop The Vance Center sponsored a workshop in El Salvador with long-time client ALDES, an LGBT rights NGO in El Salvador. Thirty Salvadoran journalists attended t... Read More

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