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.

Amuru Residents Commit to Fighting Land Grabbers

http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/658964-residents-commit-to-fighting-land-grabbers.html AMURU -The locals in the northern Uganda district of Amuru district in Uganda have vowed to fight land grabbers who evict vulnerable people from their land illegally. The district chairperson Anthony Atubo, who led the residents, said land is life and nobody can live comfortably without it.“Land is a major factor in the wellbeing of people, but unscrupulous developers are forcefully grabbing land from locals using their powerful positions,” he said.


Proposals for inclusion in the Constitutional Amendment Bill

LASPNET held the 2nd national legal aid conference in June 2014, in which it was revealed that Government will modify the Constitution (amendment) Act 2005. The participants identified a need for constitutional provisions to ensure that every person receives legal advice and assistance, as well as court representation - where the interests of justice so require.


The Minimum Wage: Voices of Vulnerable and Marginalized workers

His Excellency the President of Uganda, while speaking at this year’s Labour Day celebrations in Ntungamo district expressed readiness to discuss the need for a minimum wage based on research.A minimum wage is the lowest hourly daily or monthly remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. The minimum wage is intended to enable the work afford the basic necessities of life such as shelter, food and health care.


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  • 21 August , 2014
    The Legal Aid Service Providers’ Network (LASPNET), and Action Aid Uganda, on Tuesday 19th August, launched the free legal service open week in Acholi region with the objective of bringing legal services closer to people in Acholi region to enhance justice.
  • 13 August , 2014
    http://www.newvision.co.ug/news/658508-aronda-warns-dishonest-ngos.html Dishonest in the NGO sector is a key concern of observers and some vigilant beneficiaries out there. The common accusations include diversion of funds, bias allocation of resources, employment of unqualified staff and inconsistency or overlapping in areas of operations that leads to floppy performance. This was revealed by Gen. Aronda Nyakairima, The Minister for Internal Affairs in a speech read by the chairperson of NGO board, Gabriel Kangwagye.

Strategic partners



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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