November, 2023

Vance Center Secures New Funding for Regional and Global Work

The National Endowment for Democracy has renewed its support for the Vance Center’s ongoing work on judicial independence in Central America and the Caribbean for two more years. NED’s commit... Read More

November, 2023

Reporters Shield Joins UNESCO Panel on SLAPPs

On November 3, Green participated in a panel entitled “Strategic lawsuits against public participation: a mechanism for silencing the press under the guise of legality.” The multi-lingual pan... Read More

October, 2023

Reporters Shield Highlighted at Conferences on Human Rights, Investigative Journalism

Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Papachristou at the ABA’s Human Rights and Rule of Law Summit, September 6, 2023. Photo: Vance Center Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Pap... Read More

September, 2023

Access to Justice Practicum Returns with Second Cohort from Brazil, Chile and Peru

The three “practitioners” will work for one year at the Alianza Pro Bono Perú, Fundación Pro Bono Chile, and Women in Law Mentoring Brazil, respectively. Lawyers from the local pro bono cl... Read More

June, 2023

Lawyers for Reporters Expands Staff and Advisory Capacity

Zach Press. (Photo: Courtesy Zach Press) Zachary M. Press joined the Vance Center as a Staff Attorney for Lawyers for Reporters, joining Managing Attorney Kay Murray as the program’s second ful... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Launches Global Defamation Defense Program on World Press Freedom Day

Vance Center Executive Director Alexander Papachristou; Pavla Holcová, OCCRP’s Regional Editor for Central Europe; and Peter Noorlander, start-up executive director of Reporters Shield, at the... Read More