Latin America Policy

October, 2023

Vance Center Joins Pro Bono Celebrations in Argentina and Mexico 

Participants in Pro Bono Week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 3-5, 2023. Photo: Vance Center From October 3-5, the Pro Bono Commission organized nine panels on key issues for pro bono practic... Read More

October, 2023

Vance Center Co-Authors Report Analyzing El Salvador’s Virtual Assets Ecosystem

In 2021, El Salvador became the first country in the world to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender. Two years later, the country has undergone significant technological change and growth, faced operatio... Read More

July, 2023

Vance Center Participates in Pro Bono Network Roundtable in Costa Rica

Vance Center Committee Latin America Vice-Chair Antonia Stolper and Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chávez Alor last week joined a two-day roundtable organized by the Pro Bono Network of the... Read More

June, 2023

Vance Center and FECAJUD Organize Regional Workshop to Strengthen Central American Judiciary

Workshop participants at Guatemala’s Supreme Court of Justice. (Photo credit: Vance Center) A team of experts in international human rights law, judicial transparency, democratic government... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Organizes Anti-Corruption Roundtable in Mexico City

Organizers and participants in the Vance Center’s USMCA anti-corruption roundtable discussion in Mexico City, May 9, 2023. (Photo credit: Jaime Chávez Alor) The event drew a diverse set of... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Publishes Manual for International Protection of Judicial Independence

The manual, available in Spanish, aims to provide a practical guide for activating the protection mechanisms of the Inter-American and universal human rights systems in cases of attacks, threats,... Read More