Latin America Policy

September, 2022

Vance Center Supports Mexican Judicial Independence

Vance Center Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chavez-Alor over recent months participated in activities organized by the legal community in Mexico to strengthen judicial independence. The coun... Read More

September, 2022

Vance Center Launches Rights Guide in Brazil

With Instituto Pro Bono and Tauil & Chequer Advogados associado a Mayer Brown, the Vance Center launched the “Migrants, Refugees and Custody Hearings” booklet at an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil... Read More

July, 2022

Vance Center Joins Human Rights Submission on Guatemala

The Vance Center led the drafting and submission of a joint report on the status of judicial independence in Guatemala, as part of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review process. The organi... Read More

July, 2022

Vance Center and Central American Judges Publish Assessments on Judicial Independence

As part of its program to support independent judicial associations in Latin America, the Vance Center collaborated with the Central American Federation of Judges for Democracy (Federación Cent... Read More

June, 2022

Vance Center Recognized at the Human Rights Council

United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers Diego García Sayán recognized the Vance Center’s research on the protection of lawyers against undue interference i... Read More

June, 2022

Vance Center and Fundacion Barra Mexicana Launch Rule of Law Initiative

As announced by a New York City Bar Association  press release,  the Vance Center and Fundación Barra Mexicana (FBM) established a joint committee to examine the challenges to the institutions... Read More