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2017 Global Pro Bono Awards

This article was originally published on PILnet’s website. Click here to see the original version. Celebrating the best of public interest law PILnet’s Global Pro Bono Awards celebrate efforts by individuals, law firms, and international civil society organizations that protect the public interest and advance access to justice. This year, in recognition of 20 years […]

Honoring Projects at the Local Level: 2017 Shortlist

People live in real towns, send their kids to real schools, and need access to justice where they – and we – live. This is why PILnet celebrates projects that register at the community level with its Award for Local Pro Bono Impact. In recognition of the organization’s 20th anniversary, nominations were accepted from around the world. […]

Collaborating for Justice: 2017 Exemplary Partnership Awards Shortlist

When the private sector and civil society join together across legal systems, cultures and organizations, the results are often impressive, but may go unrecognized in any one circle. PILnet’s Award for Exemplary Partnership in the Public Interest – an award for the best pro bono legal project undertaken as collaboration between an NGO and a law firm […]

Celebrate PILnet’s 20th Anniversary!

PILnet is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year! In recognition of this, the Forum will include a special concert by a Hungarian favorite: Parno Graszt. The concert will take place after the Pro Bono Awards Ceremony, on 18 October, from 9:00pm to 12:00am. Parno Graszt, a Roma band, was founded in 1987 in a small village […]

Screening of “ALL RISE” at PILnet’s Global Forum

This year, as part of the Global Forum, PILnet will be screening the documentary “ALL RISE”, a film about an International Law Moot Court Competition known as the “Jessup”. Participants of the forum as well as students of Budapest’s Central European University (where the screening will take place) are invited to join us on Tuesday 17 […]

2016 Forum Report Now Available

2016 Forum Report The 2016 European Pro Bono Forum took place in a year of growing inequality and decreasing social cohesion. In this context, the Forum, our global network, and this community are more critical than ever. The focus of the event—how to use law in creative ways to make our world a better, more […]

Highlights from the 2016 Asia Pro Bono Forum

PILnet’s 3rd Annual Asia Pro Bono Forum took place in Bali on 29-30 August 2016 with over 230 participants from 24 countries, the biggest and most diverse Forum so far. The central theme for this year’s Forum was Lawyers as Innovators: Charting New Frontiers in Pro Bono, as we wanted to explore how pro bono […]

Building Pro Bono Momentum in Indonesia

The hosting of a regional Forum is more than just putting on a series of events – it is about working with local partners to build pro bono and, hopefully, a lasting impact. In Indonesia we had the pleasure of collaborating with a wide variety of stakeholders to do just that! Peradis: Unite for Pro […]