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Held on October 18-20, the virtual 2021 Forum engage lawyers, advocates, and NGOs all working to increase access to justice globally. The Forum offered 3 days of sector meetings, workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities on topics like how the law can be used to address climate change, joining the effort to protect refugees, protecting NGOs by strengthening their resilience, and much more!

2021 Featured Speakers

Sara Hossain

Deputy Head of Chambers, Dr. Kamal Hossain and Associates

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Angela Mudukuti

International Criminal Justice Lawyer

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Zuzanna Rudzińska-Bluszcz

Polish Human Rights Lawyer

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PILnet Global Awards

Join the PILnet Global Awards ceremony to celebrate the best of pro bono in 2021

Wednesday at 10p HKT | 4p CET | 10a ET

PILnet’s Global Awards celebrate and honor the extraordinary efforts made by you to strengthen civil society, advance social change, and protect the public interest.

PILnet will also award the Pro Bono Publico Award, which recognizes legal professionals with an extraordinary, passionate, and long-standing commitment to service for the public good.

2020 Highlights

In 2020, 600 participants from 70 countries joined the first ever virtual PILnet Global Forum


The PILnet Global Forum highlighted that the need for pro bono is rising and so is the need for new, innovative ways to deliver these services to enhance access to justice globally.

Rachel Ampaire Mishambi, Programme Manager, The Hague Institute for the Innovation of Law

PILnet strengthens all links to create opportunities for social change by using a golden key: Law.

Gregory Vijayendran, President, Law Society of Singapore

I’ve attended the PILnet Forum for many years and each year I come away with a new insight and connection. It is a unique space bringing together a global community with the common aim of improving access to justice through the power of pro bono.

Eithne Lynch, Pro Bono Associate at A&L Goodbody