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New President PILnet Announces New President

The Board of Directors names Garth Meintjes the new President of PILnet.

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Defending Rights Delivering Justice

PILnet promotes human rights by empowering advocates like PILnet Fellow Dezideriu Gergely, who uses strategic litigation and other legal tools to combat anti-Roma racism.

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10th Annual European Pro Bono Forum Amsterdam | 16-18 November

The only platform of its kind, European Pro Bono Forum provides an international perspective on pro bono practice in Europe.

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New President PILnet Announces New President
Defending Rights Delivering Justice
10th Annual European Pro Bono Forum Amsterdam | 16-18 November

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  • 2015 European Pro Bono AwardsNews

    On November 12 PILnet announced the recipients of this year’s European Pro Bono Awards in a ceremony held as part of the 9th Annual European Pro Bono Forum. DLA Piper and its European Signature Project, together with the firm’s NGO partners received the Exemplary Partnership in the Public Interest Award, and A&L Goodbody, alongside the Irish Refugee Council, received the newly established Award for Local Pro Bono Impact.  Read more

  • Pro Bono Makes Music and History in CubaNews

    In 2012, Orbert Davis, co-founder, conductor and artistic director of the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP) was visiting Cuba to conduct research for a new symphonic jazz composition. While there, he met some of the students from Cuba’s Universidad de las Artes (ISA). Seeing their extraordinary talent and interest in jazz, he promised to return for a more in-depth exchange. With pro bono help from David J. Levine and Joan-Elisse Carpentier, both partners at McDermott Will & Emery, and with funding from John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s International Connections Fund, Orbert fulfilled his promise by organizing a cultural exchange trip to Havana.  Read more