Human Rights

November, 2023

Vance Center Organizes Dialogue on Rights of LGBTQ+ Persons in Venezuela

On November 22, the Vance Center organized and led a meeting between Venezuelan human rights organizations and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) Commissioner and Rapporteur on... Read More

June, 2023

Vance Center Continues Advocating with IACHR in Zamora Case

A hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. (Photo credit: CIDH/Flickr) On June 9, on the eve of Zamora’s conviction and sentencing on money laundering charges, the Commissi... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Joins Statements on Judicial Threats in Guatemala and Mexico, Moves Ahead with Guatemalan Judge’s Case at Inter-American Commission

Guatemala National Palace, Guatemala City. (Photo credit: Shutterstock) In a “Second statement condemning the Mexican President’s attacks on judicial independence,” published in English... Read More

February, 2023

Vance Center Organizes Regional Conference on Strategic Litigation on Women in Prison

Participants in the Vance Center’s conference on strategic litigation initiatives on women in prison in Latin America and the Caribbean, Bogotá, Colombia, January 2023. (Photo credit: Vanc... Read More

November, 2022

Vance Center Staff Expands

The Vance Center team has expanded with the addition of one new staff member. Astrid Puentes joined as Staff Attorney in the Human Rights and Access to Justice Program. Read More

October, 2022

Vance Center Celebrates 20 Years With Focus on Program

The Vance Center convened a full-day programmatic event with more than 60 participants, representing US, Latin American, European, and African law firms, NGO clients and other stakeholders. Read More