Last April, Pro Bono Lab and SciencesPo Junior Consulting organized the 3rd and last pro bono pilot. The mission was originally planned as a face-to-face mission, but we were able to quickly adapt to the global health context and offer several videoconference sessions. We met every Saturday morning on a 2.5 hour time slot for 3 weeks and in between sessions the volunteers…

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A few weeks ago, the second French pilot took place on a full day. Three students surrounded by six mentors (employees and jobseekers) came together to help the NGO Démocratie Ouverte. Démocratie Ouverte (Open Democracy in english) put forward various proposals for more democracy :  They have a project incubator that puts citizens back at the…

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On February 27- 28, 2020, the fourth transnational meeting within the framework of Erasmus+ BEESE project, was held at Pro Bono Lab in Paris. We were very excited because we were about halfway through the project and we could share the progress made by the consortium members in each country.  The first day of the…

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Civic education – as it is taught today – informs but does not allow young people to experience citizenship in a concrete way. However, it is important that while young people acquire professional skills, they can put them into practice and become aware of the ability that their skills have to positively impact their surrounding…

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In France, two short-terme pro bono programmes (Pro Bono Sprint) have been done the 27th April with the NGOs Plastic Odyssey and EIAPIC. Plastic Odyssey, who is going around the world on a boat powered solely by plastic waste, needed a pro bono consultancy to recruit volunteers and create their path (animation and loyalty). The…

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