• ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2018

    ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE 2018

    Stakeholders and the Principal Judge (front row 3rd from left) at the 4th Annual Access to Justice Conference held at Hotel Africana on the 25th of October 2018

  • 9th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

    9th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

    LASPNET Board and Hon. Remmy Kasule (4th from left) at the 9th Annual General Meeting held at Hotel Africana on the 26th of October 2018

  • Legal Aid Ambassadors' training and induction

    Legal Aid Ambassadors' training and induction

    Stakeholders and the Deputy Speaker (in bow tie) at the training and induction workshop of the Legal Aid Ambassadors at Serena Conference Hotel

  • TRENDS ANALYSIS REPORT ON A2J

    TRENDS ANALYSIS REPORT ON A2J

    L-R Mr. Samuel Herbert Nsubuga, Board Chairperson LASPNET,H.W Immaculate Busingye,Deputy Registrar –Judiciary,Mr. Henry Tukahirwa,Senior Commissioner of Police and Mr.Musa Modoi at the launch of the Access to Justice Trends Analysis Report for 2017

  • DSC_0681

    DSC_0681

  • MEETING THE DEPUTY SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE NLAP

    MEETING THE DEPUTY SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE NLAP

    Hon.Jacob Olanya, Deputy Speaker of Parliament (in grey shirt) receives the draft NLAP from Mr. Samuel Nsubuga, the Chairperson LASPNET during the meeting in the speaker’s chambers at Parliament on 9th/11/17.Looking on are LASPs and members of the Greater North Parliamentary Forum.

  • LAICON 2017

    LAICON 2017

    R-L. The Hon.Chief Justice Bart Katureebe hands over an award certificate to Ms. Phiona Orikiriza from the Public Interest Law Clinic, Makerere University in recognition for being among the top five innovators at the Legal Aid Innovations Conference. Looking on is Mr. Sam Wairgala, the JLOS Deputy Senior Technical Advisor and Ms. Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa, the LASPNET Executive Director

  • MEETING WITH ICNL

    MEETING WITH ICNL

    Mr.Felix Kyalo (in grey suit) with the LASPNET Secretariat team after a meeting held on 19th January 2018 to discuss areas of partnership

  • LAICON 2017

    LAICON 2017

    The Hon. Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe addresses delegates at the Inaugural Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2017 held at Hotel Africana on 8th September, 2017.

Our Vision

A Free and Just Society.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Our Mission

To provide a platform for effective networking and collaboration to enhance legal aid service delivery and access to justice for the most vulnerable and marginalised people.

Our Goal

To Improve networking, collaboration and coordination among legal aid service providers in Uganda.                                                                     

Our Mandate

To strengthen coordination and networking of LASPs, harmonisation and standardisation of legal aid service provision by the different service providers, lobbying and advocacy to facilitate a favourable legal and policy environment.

Features & Highlights

NEW LASPNET BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECEIVES INSTRUMENTS OF POWER

Hon. Justice Remmy Kasule, an honorary member of LASPNET and Chairperson of the Uganda Law Council re-affirmed the place of legal aid in the Access to Justice arena given its positive contribution to uplifting the plight of the voiceless. This was during the handover ceremony for the new LASPNET Board of Directors held at Country Lake Resort Hotel in Garuga on 23rd November 2018

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LASPNET’S 9th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING USHERS IN NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS

On 26th October 2018, LASPNET members convened at Hotel Africana for the 9th Annual General Assembly (AGM) of the Network. This was an electoral AGM that saw a new Board of Directors ushered in to serve for the next two years (2018-2020). The AGM is the highest policy making organ of the Network that discusses and recommends issues for implementation by the Board of Directors. It was attended by 64 participants (26 male and 38 female) with representation from 30 organizations

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STATE, NON-STATE ACTORS TRACK IMPLEMENTATION OF SDG16 AT 4TH ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE

Despite reforms by the Judiciary to ease dispensation of justice, the institution is still grappling with delays in disposing off cases, corruption, high prison congestion and few judicial officers among other challenges.

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  • 04 October , 2018
    On Thursday 27th September 2018, Members of Parliament displayed a united front when debating the request to allow the tabling a motion to present a Private members Legal Aid Bill. 2018. This followed a passionate presentation by Hon. Lyandro Komakech, MP Gulu Municipality and the mover of the private members bill. This motion was seconded by Hon.Veronica Eragu, the Woman MP for Kaberamaido who justified the need for the bill saying it would enable citizens access justice irrespective of their economic and social status; greatly reduce the costs for family maintenance, reduce case backlogs in courts of law as well as address the land rights of women in Uganda.
  • 07 September , 2018
    On Wednesday 5th September 2018, Civil society land actors welcomed the rejection by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament of the proposed changes to the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 13/2017.

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ABOUT LASPNET

The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a national member NGO established in 2004 to provide strategic linkages and a collaboration framework for the Legal Aid Service Providers and maintain a common front to interface with various actors in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda. It targets three critical aspects of coordination: a collective role bringing together different LASPs for solidarity in strategizing, sharing lessons and experiences, while minimizing duplication; capacitating them through collaborative research and analysis ; as well as documenting, providing needed feedback, and amplifying voice on key issues regarding access to justice/legal aid at regional, national or international level.

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