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September 6, 2018

64th issue of Arise Magazine “The Refugee Crisis – a Women‘s Right Issue“ officially launched

On Friday, 31st of August, the new issue of Arise Magazine was officially launched during a networking reception, organized in partnership with Co-publisher Action for Development (ACFODE). more…

August 31, 2018

Stakeholders discuss the impact of digitalization for the public transportation sector in Kampala.

With the recent technical progress, we could witness major breakthroughs in the transportation sector. Because of this, KAS and ACTADE organized a roundtable discussion about the impact of digitalization on the transportation sector. more…

August 29, 2018

Arise Magazine Networking Reception

To share the concerns of female refugees in settlements with important stakeholders, KAS and ACFODE are organizing a networking reception to officially launch the 64th issue of Arise Magazine "The Refugee Crisis: A Women’s Rights Issue." more…

August 28, 2018

The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

Strategic communication, lobbying and networking are some of the fundamental elements in public policy research. Because of this, we dedicated our third Policy development seminar to this topic. more…

August 27, 2018

Making the newly signed South Sudanese peace agreement work

In light of this newly signed agreement, UNIFOG, NoSSCOU, and KAS facilitated a public dialogue at the Makerere University to explore the opportunities for making the new peace deal work. more…

August 24, 2018

Reality Check Nr.10: Powering Uganda's Transformation

The 10th edition of our publication series "Reality Check" is online. more…

August 17, 2018
Sylvia Tamale, Keynote Adress, Women in Media

Making sure the issue becomes the story: problematizing the media coverage of sexual harassment at Makerere University

Together with Women in Media and Kweeta, KAS organized a theme night, discussing sexual harassment and its media coverage.

August 8, 2018

South Sudanese community in Byeyale refugee settlement united to resolve conflict

SSOW Foundation, a member of the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSCCOUS)carried out a civic education awareness discussion on the role of community involvement in conflict resolution in Bweyale refugee settlement in Kiryadongo district. more…

August 6, 2018

Enhanced civic participation: Kiboga local leaders participate in a two day civic

We organized a civic education training together with GAIN Uganda in Bukomero, Kiboga, where representatives of the local council, the mayor of Bukomero and members of different communities came together to talk about the role of the citizens and the state at their local levels. more…

August 2, 2018

Leveraging media for effective policy communication

On Friday the Y4P fellows met two Prof. Dr. Maggie Kigozi, who formerly served as Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), and Charles Mwangushya, a seasoned journalist with the Nation Media Group (NMG). These two discussed with the fellows strategies on how to gain public support for their policy proposals and make them relevant. more…