REFRESHER TRAINING FOR DISTRICT WOMEN COUNCILORS TO ENHANCE THEIR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION // KAS and ACFODE have conducted a refresher training from 14th to 15th February in Apac, to strengthen gender equality in the political field and equip district women councilors with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively take part in the political decision-making process. Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-22:meldung:59307 PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE AND COLLABORATION AMONG APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL // From 12th – 13th February, KAS together with the Directorate for National Guidance (DNG) conducted a training for district leaders in Masindi, in order to promote political pluralism and stronger collaboration among the appointed and elected leaders at the local government level. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-19:meldung:59264 TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF HIGH-QUALIFIED JOURNALISTS // On 8th–12th January 2018, KAS in partnership with MCI and DW Academy launched the Next–Gen Journalist Fellowship Program, an aggressive 6-month multimedia journalism training given to the best 25 students out of 12 universities in Uganda. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-14:meldung:59223 ACCESS TO TIMELY AND RELEVANT INFORMATION IS A LIFELINE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE // On 9th Feb, 2018, our partners and friends joined us for a lively discussion on the state and future of access to information in Uganda. We also used the occasion as our 2018 New Year's Reception. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-13:meldung:59212 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT UNITES SOUTH SUDANESE YOUTH IN UGANDA // While South Sudan remains entangled in conflict and political uncertainty, young South Sudanese in Uganda are learning and practicing how to co-exist with each other regardless of political and socio-cultural differences. We partnered with the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda to organize a football tournament to bring the youth together. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-13:meldung:59198 COMMUNIQUE ON THE IGAD SECOND HIGH REVITALIZATION FORUM // On 01/Feb/2018, NoSSCOU, a platform of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda met at Makerere University to discuss and give constructive perspectives to the negotiators concerning both the governance and transitional security arrangement on 2nd phase of the IGAD High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF). They developed this communique: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-07:meldung:59139 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: YOUTH4POLICY // Are you a highly motivated young Ugandan interested in policy analysis and research? Youth4Policy targets young leaders with a demonstrated motivation to shape the public policy discourse in Uganda & influence policy decision-makers. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-06:meldung:59095 YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM GRADUATION: TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP FOR SOCIETY // LéO Africa Institute hosted the graduation seminar at for the inaugural class of their Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) YELP brings together 20 outstanding thought leaders from Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda that have backgrounds in media, social enterprise, the arts, and business. Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-04:meldung:59113 DEBATING ABOUT THE STRUCTURE OF A POST-CONFLICT SOUTH SUDAN // Together with AYAN and the Center for Peace and Justice, KAS hosted a roundtable discussion with South Sudanese CSOs to draft a common proposal for a future governance structure and security sector reform of the country. Thu, 01 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-01:meldung:59106 ACHIEVING PEACE IN SOUTH SUDAN: WHAT ROLE FOR CIVIL SOCIETY? // Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in 2013, attempts at achieving lasting peace have been unsuccessful. KAS hosted a roundtable with representatives of South Sudanese women, youth, artists and religious leaders to explore how CSOs can contribute to achieving sustainable peace. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-12-12:meldung:58654