• LASPNET & ASF PETITIONS THE PRINCIPAL JUDGE OVER BIL CONDITIONS & PRACTICES ON 19TH APRIL 2021

    LASPNET & ASF PETITIONS THE PRINCIPAL JUDGE OVER BIL CONDITIONS & PRACTICES ON 19TH APRIL 2021

    Hon. Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija posing with members of LASPNET Staff

  • National Dissemination & Dailogue Meeting on Mental Health & Psychosocial Support  for SGBV survivors at Mestil Hotel on 15th April 2021 organized by TPO, LASPNET & CORDAID

    National Dissemination & Dailogue Meeting on Mental Health & Psychosocial Support for SGBV survivors at Mestil Hotel on 15th April 2021 organized by TPO, LASPNET & CORDAID

    Participants pose for a group photo at Mestil Hotel

  • TRIAL ADVOCACY TRAINING

    TRIAL ADVOCACY TRAINING

    Participants pose for a group photo at the Trial Advocacy training held at Piato Restuarant

  • HAND OVER OF BICYCLES

    HAND OVER OF BICYCLES

    Dr. Sylvia Namubiru Mukasa hands over bicycles to the rapid response lawyers to facilitate their activities

  • Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2

    Legal Aid Innovations Conference 2

    Organizing and Technical Committee posing for a group photo

  • ELECTION DIALOGUE

    ELECTION DIALOGUE

    Participants pose for a group photo at the election dialogue held at Fairway Hotel

  • BOARD HANDOVER

    BOARD HANDOVER

    Outgoing and incoming board of directors pose for a picture at the Board and Staff Retreat at Lake Bunyonyi Kabale

  • 11th Annual General Meeting 2020

    11th Annual General Meeting 2020

    LASPNET staff and boad of directors pose for a group photo at the 11th Annual General Meeting held at Hotel Africana

  • Launch of the paralegal Voice magazine

    Launch of the paralegal Voice magazine

    Participants pose for a group photo at the launch of the paralegal voice magazine at Mestil Hotel

  • Press Conference Condemning Human Rights Violations by LDUs and Police Brutality

    Press Conference Condemning Human Rights Violations by LDUs and Police Brutality

    The CEO LASPNET(C), Board Chairperson(L) and Mr. Eron Kiiza(R) during the press conference held at Piato Restaurant.

  • 6TH CEOs FORUM 2020

    6TH CEOs FORUM 2020

    LASP CEO's pose for a pose for a group photo at the CEO's forum held at Fairway Hotel

  • MEETING WITH THE SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE PROGRESS ON THE ENACTMENT OF THE LEGAL AID LAW

    MEETING WITH THE SPEAKER OF PARLIAMENT ON THE PROGRESS ON THE ENACTMENT OF THE LEGAL AID LAW

    LASPNET team, Greater North Parliamentary forum and the Legal Aid National Technical Working Committee brief the speaker of parliament on the ongoing efforts to pass the legal aid law

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

THE 10TH PARLIAMENT FLASHES GREEN LIGHT ON THE NATIONAL LEGAL AID BILL 2020 AS IT WINDS UP ITS BUSINESS

It was jubilation and excitement on the side of Legal Aid Service Providers (LASPs), its Development and Strategic partners as the 10th Parliament concluded business on 11th May 2021 At its last 10th Parliamentary sitting, chaired by the Rt. Hon. Speaker, Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga, at exactly 7:00pm, the Private Mover of the Legal Aid Bill, Hon. Lyandro Komakech who is also former Gulu Municipality MP received a rare opportunity to present the National Legal Aid Bill 2020  before Parliament

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LASPNET AND ASF PETITIONS THE PRINCIPAL JUDGE OVER BAIL CONDITIONS AND PRACTICES

On 19th April 2021, LASPNET led a delegation comprising of selected Secretariat staff and Legal Rapid Response Lawyers to engage with the office of the Principal Judge. This engagement came off as one of the strategies proposed by the LASPNET Rapid Response Lawyers and Paralegals, after continuously experiencing bottlenecks in Bail application within various Courts of Law.

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Joint CSO statement on enforced disappearances of Ugandan citizens since November 2020

  Since November 2020, Uganda has seen a wave of arrest and detention of its citizens by security operatives in the run-up to its 2021 elections. On 4 March 2021, the Minister of Internal Affairs released a list of 177 names to Parliament of missing Ugandans in detention following arrest. Earlier, in response to a public outcry over the disappearances, President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni had acknowledged the arrests of 242.

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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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