GOOD GOVERNANCE AND MULTIPARTYISM // Despite the reintroduction of multipartyism to Uganda over a decade ago, shortcomings in democratic practice still prevail, both on a local and a national level. Furthermore, the last general elections held in early 2016 stood out for the high numbers of elected leaders entering office for the first time. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-18:meldung:57597 MEDIA COVERAGE OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE/EXPLOITATION IN UGANDAN SCHOOLS // As part of our #WomeninMediaUg meeting sessions, we held a roundtable discussion with selected members of academia, media and civil society in August to discuss how media covers stories of sexual violence/exploitation of girls in Ugandan schools. Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-07:meldung:57494 CLIMATE FINANCE AND HOW THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN UGANDA CAN TAP INTO IT // KAS, together with their partner ACTADE commissioned a study that sought to contribute to the knowledge on what climate financing is, and how the private sector, especially micro to medium enterprises can access financing to implement climate action on a local and national level. Tue, 05 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-05:meldung:57473 IS A NATIONAL DIALOGUE THE ANSWER TO SOUTH SUDAN’S QUEST FOR PEACE? // On 30th August 2017, KAS and their partner UNIFOG organised a public dialogue on the South Sudanese National Dialogue at Makerere University in Kampala. Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-09-04:meldung:57447 MULTIPARTYISM IN UGANDA // Despite the reintroduction of multipartyism over a decade ago, shortcomings in democratic practice still prevail in Ugandan politics. In order to spread awareness on the functions of democracy in a multiparty system, the DNG and KAS have set out to facilitate workshops for elected councilmembers across the country. Tue, 29 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-29:meldung:57382 INTERGENERATIONAL DIALOGUE // Youth participation, and especially that of the female youth, is crucial for the sustainment and endurance of the Ugandan society. However, while institutional provisions on youth participation in politics do exist, issues of underrepresentation, unemployment, exploitation, and inadequate education, still prevail. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-22:meldung:57336 REVIEWING EAST AFRICA'S REFUGEE MANAGEMENT APPROACHES // The EAC's lack of a common framework on refugee management has made for great inconsistencies of policy and practice among the different member states. The roundtable discussion sought to tackle this issue to ensure better refugee management. Tue, 22 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-22:meldung:57328 REPORT LAUNCH: UGANDA'S REFUGEE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE EAC POLICY FRAMEWORK // The East African region constitutes a flash-point of forced migration. The trend is even becoming more complex and dynamic in today’s refugee crisis reality. Uganda's refugee management approaches present a unique case study. This report explores the refugee context and it's management in East Africa. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-15:meldung:57293 2017 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE REPORT // In June 2017, we held the third edition of the annual Uganda Social Media Conference to provide a platform for deepening and expanding discussions the relevance of social media under the theme: Fact, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-09:meldung:57246 GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION TRAININGS IN 10 DISTRICTS OF UGANDA // Civic education remains an important issue often neglected in Ugandan politics, despite the importance of political literacy and the engagement of all citizens in order for democracy to function properly. Together with KAS, GAIN Uganda is currently holding several workshops on civic education. Wed, 09 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200,2017-08-09:meldung:57242