2nd Annual Social Media Conference

Social Media in Uganda: Redefining Democratic Engagement?

On 19th July, the second annual Uganda Social Media Conference, hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, brought together more than 250 participants and 30 panelists to discuss how social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape. more…

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Uganda Social Media Conference 2016

The second annual KAS Social Media Conference took place on 19th July at the Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme "How social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape". The compilation of the most important tweets via storify gives a detailed summary of the discussions that unfolded. more…

NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE TO EMPOWER UGANDAN YOUTH

Together with KAS, the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) held the 3rd Annual National Youth Conference at Makerere University. The conference brought together youth leaders from civil society, politics, academia and business to deliberate on this year’s theme “Beyond Elections: Fostering and Sustaining Constructive Youth Political Engagement”. more…

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To the homepage of the office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Uganda. Since its foundation in 1964 the engagement in political education in order to realize peace, freedom and justice as key aspects in consolidating democracy was one of the foundation’s focal areas. This has been the basis of KAS’ work in Uganda for more than three decades.

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Previous events

July 22
Event

LÉO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM 2016

Promoting inclusive economic growth & decent employment for all by 2030

July 19
Discussion

UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

How Social Media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape

June 30 - July 2
Convention

NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE

Beyond Elections: Fostering and Sustaining Constructive Youth Political Engagement

June 23
Convention

National Women's convention 2016

Strengthening Women’s Influence for Gender Responsiveness and Political Accountability

Publications

Social Media in Uganda: Redefining Democratic Engagement?

2nd Annual Social Media Conference hosts lively discussions

On 19th July, the second annual Uganda Social Media Conference, hosted by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, brought together more than 250 participants and 30 panelists to discuss how social media is transforming Uganda’s political [...] more…

How social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape

Keynote address by Daniel Kalinaki

This keynote address by Daniel Kalinaki, Managing Editor for Regional Projects and Convergence at Nation Media Group, was delivered at the second annual KAS Social Media Conference that took place at the Kampala Serena Hotel on [...] more…

Social media on the rise

SOCIAL MEDIA GETS MORE AND MORE POPULAR. BUT IS THE FREEDOM OF THE NETWORKS ENDANGERED?

The number of people in Uganda who have access to the Internet is continuously growing. Due to the power of social media, more and more people find it attractive to communicate via Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and others. But [...] more…

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Uganda
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