Human Rights

May, 2020

Vance Center and ILAC study Covid-19’s impact on the judiciary in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Vance Center and the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) have begun a study on how the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the judiciary in Latin America and the Caribbean. Read More

March, 2020

Vance Center Joins Incarceration Conference

(Cover of global report discussed during the Conference | Photo Credit: Marie-Claude Jean-Baptiste) At the invitation of Penal Reform International, Vance Center Programs Director Marie-Claude Je... Read More

March, 2020

Vance Center Focuses on Consequences of the Pandemic

The Vance Center has initiated several responses to the pandemic, across our programs, while maintaining all work remotely. Read More

January, 2020

Vance Center Human Rights Program Reflects on 2019 Achievements and 2020 Plans

In a year of many challenges for human rights and the rule of law around the world, the Vance Center partnered with clients from Latin America, Africa, and Asia to promote the rights of vulnerabl... Read More

December, 2019

Vance Center Supports Launch of Business and Human Rights Working Group

The New York City Bar Association's Working Group on Business and Human Rights began its work to define policies and programs in this increasingly important area. Read More

October, 2019

Vance Center Addresses Women in Prison at African Commission Side Event

The Vance Center’s Human Rights and Access to Justice Program hosted a panel discussion at the Africa NGO Forum preceding the African Commission’s ordinary session in Banjul, The Gambia, on ... Read More