18TH ITALIAN ROUNDTABLE TOOK PLACE ON 25 JANUARY 2017 IN MILAN, HOSTED BY DLA PIPER.
There were 31 participants.
THE FOLLOWING NGOs WERE INTRODUCED DURING THIS MEETING:
- Carmen Pombo of FUNDACION FERNANDO POMBO provided us with an overview of her clearinghouse, as well as of the other Spanish clearinghouses’ main activities from the outset to date. She also gave to the participants some details about her personal contribution to pro bono.
- Peppe Monetti of CASA DELLA CARITA introduced us to his NGO, which is Milan and which is focused on people in need.
- Antonella Napolitano of CILD briefly updated the RT on the most recent initiatives of the coalition. Among those initiatives, we discussed over the intended creation of a team of “border lawyers” (avvocati di frontiera) who will provide first-aid assistance to migrants (and refugees) in critical places such as Ventimiglia, Como, and Sicily.
- Simone Maria Totaro, President of ELSA Italy, briefly introduced to the RT one of their recent initiative aimed at involving more young lawyers in pro bono matters.
25th JANUARY 2017
14:00 – 16:00
Hosted by DLA Piper
Via della Posta, 7, Milano