Offering opportunities for pro bono work helps commercial law firms sharpen their legal skills by providing ways for lawyers to engage with their wider communities. At some firms, consistent participation in volunteering can be a significant, though not decisive, factor in deciding who wins a promotion.
Esther along with András (OKA) and Tatiana (Pro Bono Lab), presented the achievements on the Multinational Pro Bono Programme, which was launched at the 5th Global Pro Bono Summit held in Lisbon in 2017, and it is still supervised and supported by AMAIDI. We were pleased to notice that a number of other GPBN members and some international Companies showed their interest in being engaged in this Programme.
“I want to say that for me, this is a very humbling affair. I am deeply humbled by this great honor of being elected as representative of Africa Continent at the Global Council of the Global Pro Bono Network.” said Mamerito Ssenfuma, Regional Coordinator Africa at AMAIDI
Esther Picogna, Regional Coordinator for Europe, on her way to #India, the cradle of #AMAIDIs foundation in 2006, to join the 6th Global Pro Bono Summit #GPBS2018 in #Mumbai and to present Multi-National Pro Bono Program Design together with Tatiana Heinz and András F. Toth.
The good thing about the orthopedic workshop is that we have base with tools and some machines. The knowledge of how a shoe is built or a rail is adapted is there. Now comes what is difficult to put into words without sounding haughty. Because what is most lacking in our workshop is quality, …
The 2017 Global Pro Bono Summit was held in Lisbon, Portugal and draw CSR, HR leaders, foundations, government representatives and pro bono movement leaders from over 30 countries. The Summit challenges pro bono movement leaders to identify ways to increase their impact and hold each other accountable to delivering and facilitating pro bono work that drives social change.
Since April 14, Miss Getty, a lawyer from the Netherlands, works as a legal volunteer in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, India promoting women’s rights. ‘How successful are we? That is what we like you to find out for us’, told Mr. Lawrence this morning, when I was attending Getty’s first day at work in the office.
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