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RESOURCE LIBRARY

KEY RESOURCE

The Vance Center 2013-14 Annual Report (click here to access).

Legacy of Cyrus R. Vance (click here to access).

Pro Bono Declaration for the Americas

Declaration Text and Signatory Sheets [English | French | Portuguese | Spanish]

Pro Bono Declaration of the Americas Signatory List (click here to access).


PRO BONO NETWORK

PBDA History [English | Spanish]

Pro Bono Chain (click here to access).

Pro Bono Implementation Manual for Law Firms [English | Spanish]

Supplement to Pro Bono Implementation Manual (click here to access).

2011 Commemorative Poster (click here to access).

International Pro Bono Network [Spanish]


HUMAN RIGHTS AND ACCESS TO JUSTICE

Country Reports on Access to Justice

Argentina: English | Spanish

Brazil: English

Canada: English

Chile: English | Spanish

Colombia: Spanish

Costa Rica: Spanish

Mexico: Spanish

Panama: English | Spanish

Paraguay: Spanish

Peru: English

2011 Access to Justice in the Americas Conference [English]


FREE EXPRESSION, MEDIA, AND INFORMATION

United Nations Human Rights Council - The Promotion, Protection and Enjoyment of Human Rights on the Internet (click here to access).

Amicus Brief: Granier v. The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, filed in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights [English | Spanish]


ENVIRONMENT

Letter from NYC Bar President, Debra L. Raskin to UN Director of Division for Sustainable Development, Mr. Nikhil Seth (click here to access).

Regulatory Best Practices for Remediation of Legacy Toxic Contamination [English | Spanish]

What are the next steps? Legal Perspectives on Mexico's General Law on Climate Change -- Collaboration with USAID & Environmental Law Institute [English | Spanish]


WOMEN IN THE PROFESSION

Best Practices for the Hiring, Training, Retention of Women Attorneys [English | Portuguese | Spanish]


SOUTH AFRICAN LEGAL FELLOWS PROGRAM

South African Legal Fellows Program 2013-14 Brochure (click here to access).

List of Past and Present Legal Fellows (click here to access).


SURVEYS

Latin Lawyer and Vance Center's Second Pro Bono Survey (click here to access).

Demographic Survey of Large Corporate Law Firms in South Africa, May 2013 (click here to access).

Latin American Pro Bono Survey Results  [English | Spanish]


REPORTS

Observations and Recommendations of New York City Bar Association Delegation of Business Lawyers of the Americas to Guatemala (click here to access).

Study by Swedish and New York City Bar Associations Raises Concerns on Press Freedom in Montenegro (click here to access).

Latin American Pro Bono Final Status Report

Full Report

Abbreviated Report

2009 Survey Results [English | Spanish]

2007 Gender-based Violence Laws in Sub-Saharan Africa (click here to access).


TRAINING MATERIALS

2010 Judicial Training Program in Argentina

Fashioning and Enforcement of Remedies in Public-Interest Litigation

Program English | Program Spanish

Spanish Introduction

2010 Human Rights Training

Training Book

2008 Promoting & Enforcing Human Rights: Arusha Conference

Strategies for Promoting and Enforcing Human Rights in the African & Inter-American Human Rights Systems

2005 Strategy Session for the Americas

English

Spanish

Portuguese