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May 23, 2018

What Role for South Sudanese Artists in Peace Building and National Unity?

On 20 May 2018, we convened a public dialogue in partnership with the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda and AnaTaban to discuss the role of South Sudanese artists in peace building and promoting national unity. more…

May 21, 2018

KAS SCHOLARS IN UGANDA REFLECT ON THE MEANING OF DEMOCRACY AND HOW TO MAKE IT WORK

On 18th of May, 2018, scholars and the alumni members of our Scholarship program at Uganda Martyrs University gathered in Kampala to reflect on the fundamentals of democratic governance and how to make it work for all. more…

May 17, 2018

False information about KAS-scholarships

Attention, Internet Fraud!

Currently there are circulating on the internet various offers of services for obtaining scholarships from the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, often at considerable costs. Some websites are using the logo of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation without authorization. If you are interested in the scholarship program, please only use the official website. more…

May 15, 2018

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT FOR KIGEZI YOUTH LEADERS

On 12th March, 2018, 30 young leaders from Kigezi region were participants at day-long training on advocacy, social mobilization and political economy analysis. The training is part of our political leadership advancement project (PoLA LAB) with the University Forum on Governance. more…

May 7, 2018

KABAKE@15: CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF COMMUNITY RADIO IN NORTHERN UGANDA

April 2018 marked fifteen years since the commencement of the Kabake community radio programme. We have consistently supported this radio programme since it commencement making it the longest most sponsored radio programme in Uganda. We captured some insights from the commemoration here: more…

April 25, 2018

INSPIRING A GENERATION OF YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS IN EAST AFRICA

As part of a flagship youth leadership programme with the LeO Africa Institute, supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Stanbic Bank, the second cohort of young and emerging leaders from the five EAC member states commenced their stimulating fellowship expedition in mid-April 2018. more…

April 19, 2018

TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ON ACCESS TO INFORMATION

From 16th - 18th April 2018, a workshop on Access to Information Act was held in Mbarara district hosted by KAS in cooperation with Hub for Investigative Media (HIM) to widen the knowledge of Journalists and Human Rights activists about the provisions of the constitutional instrument. more…

April 17, 2018

ENHANCING CIVIC EDUCATION AT THE GRASSROOTS THROUGH RELIABLE ACCESS TO INFORMATION

On 12th – 14th April KAS and HIM held a Training of Trainers Workshop for member organizations of GAIN Uganda, focusing on access to information in order to improve civic education trainings at the grassroots. more…

April 11, 2018

YOUTH4POLICY: 12 YOUNG UGANDANS RESEARCHING AND ANALYZING PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES IN UGANDA AND BEYOND

Youth4Policy is initiative aimed at empowering the next generation of Ugandan policy experts to meaningfully contribute to policy analysis and public debates. The 12 Fellows were officially welcomed to the program from 6th to 8th April. more…

April 11, 2018

WHAT ROLE CAN SOUTH SUDANESE CHURCH LEADER PLAY TOWARDS PEACE BUILDING IN SOUTH SUDAN

On 10.04.2018, KAS and NoSSCOU held a roundtable discussion with various church leaders from South Sudan to critically evaluate, learn and rethink about their work and what they can do to reduce the emotional and psychological impact of the conflict on South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. more…