Human Rights

June, 2021

Vance Center Highlights the Financial Crisis Threatening the Special Tribunal in Lebanon

The Vance Center initiated a letter from the New York City Bar Association to UN ambassadors of the United States and several other countries on the financial crisis threatening to close the UN S... Read More

June, 2021

Vance Center Participates in Roundtable on Persons Deprived of Liberty

Vance Center Programs Director Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste joined a two-day roundtable on the “human rights of persons deprived of liberty and regional challenges” hosted by the Observ... Read More

May, 2021

Vance Center Co-Sponsors Business and Human Rights Events

The Vance Center has organized a series of events with the New York City Bar Association’s Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Launched in 2019 at the initiative of the Vance Center, th... Read More

April, 2021

Vance Center Presents at Human Rights Bodies on Women in Prison

The Human Rights and Access to Justice Program made two key presentations to international human rights bodies related to the Women in Prison initiative, which the program has pursued for three y... Read More

February, 2021

Vance Center Leads Discussion on Global Trends in Women’s Incarceration

The Vance Center organized two online workshops with members of its Women in Prison Network (WIP), focused on how a recent study of the causes and consequences of women’s incarceration in Sierr... Read More

December, 2020

Vance Center Secures Judicial Victory for Venezuelan Victims

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights rendered judgment in favor of victims, represented since 2015 by the Vance Center’s Human Rights Program and White & Case, in Mota Abarullo and others v... Read More