France

Campus Pro Bono Mid-term pilot in France

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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Fourth transnational meeting of the BEESE Pro Bono Project in Paris

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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Why it is important to do pro bono while studying?

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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Campus Pro Bono in France

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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