November 6th ,2014
Palestinian bar association arranged a ceremony to honor Mr. Andrea Chmielinski Bigazzi
Who is leaving his position in Palestine.
The Honors Ceremony is designed to recognize his exceptional achievements and outstanding contributions that have made a lasting impact on PBA, career professionalism and the rule of law.
PBA appointed board member Attorney. Mohammed Jarrar and executives attorneys Mousa Jaradat and Mohammad sultan to coordinate with Mr. Bigazzi for the past 18 months together they achieved a tremendous performance.
Mr. Bigazzi active cooperation lead to valuable accomplishments, an important professional training courses conducted in Europe for Palestinian lawyers about electronic crime, that course drove pursuance several training courses in Palestine for PBA members.
Another achievement was the signing of cooperation agreement between PBA and Florence bar association, which generated Florence bar help in training PBA employees and restructuring PBA.
Mr. Bigazzi contributed to PBA fund raising activities through connecting PBA to international donors.
Speaking at the honoring ceremony PBA chairman Mr. Hussein Shabaneh gave a brief history of PBA relations with Mr. Bigazzi and he expressed his gratitude to EUPOL Cops team especially to Mr. Bigazzi for his precious efforts to support PBA and his contribution in developing the attorney career in Palestine.
Number of PBA board members thanked Mr. Bigazzi for his support through short warm speeches.
Mr. Bigazzi replied by saying that during his stay in Palestine he felt that he is a Palestinian attorney, he added that he is leaving the region but that doesn't mean his relation with PBA ended, he will keep communicating them from his new location in Italy and he is confident that his colleague legal expert Ms. Valarie Marsho who is replacing him in Palestine will be a supportive friend for PBA.
By the end of the ceremony chairman Shabaneh handed Mr. Bigazzi PBA trophy, Palestine map souvenir and thankful letter.