• 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

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    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

LASPNET PARTICIPATES IN MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 5TH HUMAN RIGHTS EXPO AND CONFERENCE

EXPO In a bid to extend knowledge and awareness on legal aid, human rights and access to justice as a whole, LASPNET participated in the 5th Annual Human Rights EXPO and Conference held on the 11th and 12th April 2018 at Makerere University. The event hosted by the Makerere University Ethics and Human Rights Association (MUEHRA), School of Liberal and Performing Arts, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, in partnership with Net Impact Uganda attracted participation of both state and non-state actors such as such as; Uganda Human Rights Commission, United Nations Population Fund, Human Rights Center Uganda, Platform for Labour Action, Public Interest Law Clinic, SAFEPAL and LASPNET.

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LASPNET EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NOMINATED FOR UGANDA LAW SOCIETY AWARD

The LASPNET Executive Director Ms.Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa was recently nominated  for the Award  by the Uganda Law Society in the Human Rights Lawyer category for the year 2016/2017. She was nominated alongside Mr.Nicholas Opiyo, the Executive Director of Chapter Four Uganda and Mr. Ladislus Rwkafuuzi, a lawyer with Rwakafuuzi & Co.Advocates,who emerged winner.

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PRESS STATEMENT ON TORTURE

Human Rights Focus(HURIFO) notes with grave concern the continuing wave of insecurity that has so far claimed lives and left score of people with serious injuries in and around big farms such as in Karatye, obira west, Alingiri and Lii in Nwoya districtand Apaa again in Amuru district. The insecurity manifest in continuous arrests,torture, arsons, and sometimes killing by some UPDF soldiers, individual wealthier people guarded by police or army.A case in point involved a 66year old Jathim, Pyrino Akwanga of Obira East Village, Latoro parish, Got Apwoyo Sub county Nwoya district who has lived in the area since1970s.

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  • 29 March , 2018
    In 2017, the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) set out to support 150 million people globally, ensuring that they are able to resolve their most pressing justice needs. We do this by introducing innovation in the Justice ecosystem with collaboration from governments, funders, laywers, courts and entrepreneurs.
  • 01 March , 2018
    “Closing Space for Civil Society and Media in East Africa: Forging a Collaborative Response” 23 February 2018 (Nairobi, Kenya)   We, more than 60 civil society organisation and media representatives from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda working on human rights, democratic development, transparency, digital media, women and youth empowerment, legal aid, litigation and other issues of public interest are gathered in Nairobi to express our firm resolve to stand together in solidarity as civil society and media.

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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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