The network collaborates with training institutions such as the National Institute for Public Administration (NIPA), the University of Zambia (UNZA) law school and the Zambia Institute of Advanced Legal Education (ZIALE), the Legal Aid Board, Law Association of Zambia and the Ministry of Justice to develop curriculum and train paralegals. PAN Secretariat coordinates paralegal trainings for member organisations to ensure consistency and accountability of developed standards. Since PAN’s inception, more than 1,000 paralegals have been trained. The network also developed reference and training manuals for paralegals. Year by year members
have been able to see an increase in cases handled by paralegals, an indication that the Zambian population increasingly utilizes paralegal services.
We offer 3 kinds of Training services:
We contact conference training for various stakeholders to inform them of the needs and concerns regarding legal aid and safeguarding Human Rights amongst many.
We also do outreaches to conscientise various stakeholders of the issues at hand.
We also do in-class paralegal training and basic legal knowledge for various stakeholders.
PAN empowers people to understand, use and shape the law through: