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October 4, 2017

International Pro Bono Excellence

The Vance Center held its second annual Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence attended by more than 60 participants at the New York City Bar Association. Read More

October 5, 2017

The Kenyan Presidential Election Petition: A Talk by Pheroze Nowrojee

Senior Counsel Pheroze Nowrojee served as Petitioner’s Counsel in this landmark case and will share his perspective on its impact. Read More

March 1, 2018

African Legal Fellows Panel at Shearman & Sterling

The fellows will discuss pro bono and broader legal practice in their home countries and share their perspectives on emerging issues in their practice areas. (Nigeria, Kenya & South Africa) Read More

March 30, 2018

International Pro Bono Excellence

The Vance Center held its second annual Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence attended by more than 60 participants at the New York City Bar Association. Read More

April 24, 2018

Business and Human Rights: What Do They Mean for Lawyers?

Years ago, the words business and human rights were rarely found on the same page, let alone in the same sentence. Today, major companies treat their involvement in human rights harm as a strateg... Read More

October 23, 2018

Celebration of International Pro Bono Excellence

The Vance Center Committee and staff invite you to celebrate the international pro bono achievements of some of our partner law firms. Read More

December 6, 2018

The Challenge of Elections at Home and Abroad: Making Democracy Great (Again)

Rokey Suleman, currently executive director of elections for Richland County in South Carolina, has worked overseas on elections in places including Egypt, Russia, Afghanistan, Montenegro, Macedo... Read More

May 13, 2019

International Environmental Law Year in Review

The International Environmental Law Committee is pleased to host, with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, the second annual International Environmental Law Year in Review panel ... Read More

September 24, 2020

Protecting the Independence of Guatemala’s Judiciary

Guatemala’s independent and impartial judges have faced an increase in threats to their professional integrity and personal safety since the closing of the International Commission against Imp... Read More

September 25, 2020

Evento Virtual “Independencia Judicial y la Participación de las Mujeres en la Judicatura: una Mirada Internacional”

El Vance Center for International Justice del Colegio de Abogados de la Ciudad de Nueva York, la Asociación Internacional de Mujeres Juezas (IAWJ), el Centro Mexicano Pro Bono, y Abogadas MX inv... Read More

October 23, 2020

Sesiones de seguimiento “Independencia Judicial y la Participación de las Mujeres en la Judicatura: una Mirada Internacional”

Registro  En seguimiento al evento virtual del 25 de septiembre y la publicación “Independencia Judicial y la Participación de las Mujeres en la Judicatura: una Mirada Internacional̶... Read More

December 7, 2020

Justice in the time of COVID-19: Challenges to the Judiciary in Latin America & the Caribbean

The declaration of states of emergency and adoption of emergency measures across Latin American and the Caribbean in response to the COVID-19 pandemic immediately affected and continue to affect ... Read More

December 7, 2020

Justicia en los tiempos de COVID-19: Desafíos del Poder Judicial en América Latina y el Caribe

La declaración de estados de emergencia y la adopción de medidas de emergencia en América Latina y el Caribe en respuesta a la pandemia del COVID-19 afectó de inmediato y continúa afectando ... Read More

March 2, 2021

Futuro del Estado de derecho en Guatemala: visión desde el sector privado nacional e internacional

Futuro del Estado de derecho en Guatemala: visión desde el sector privado nacional e internacional Martes, 2 de marzo de 2021. 17 horas de Guatemala Zoom. Registro: http://bit.ly/VCLCWGEDr  Age... Read More

July 27, 2021

Webinar “Evaluación Anticorrupción en Latinoamérica: movilización de la profesión jurídica”

See in English Martes, 27 de julio de 2021. 18 horas EDT Habrá traducción simultanea español – inglés Registro aquí En mayo pasado el Lawyers Council del Vance Center for International... Read More

July 27, 2021

Webinar “Latin America Anticorruption Assessment: mobilizing the legal profession”.

Ver en español Tuesday, July 27. 18 hrs EDT. Simultaneous translation Spanish- English will be provided Zoom. Register here Last May the Lawyers Council published the Anti-Corruption Assessment ... Read More

October 26, 2021

Serie de webinars: ¿Qué necesitamos para un mejor proceso de designación en la Suprema Corte?

26, 27 y 28 de octubre. 18 horas de la Ciudad de México Zoom. Registro Agenda (sujeta a cambios) Martes, 26 de octubre. La mirada internacional Modera: Laurence Pantin, Coordinadora del Programa... Read More