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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…

April 10, 2018

LESS TALK, MORE ACTION FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

The signature civic education training for appointed and elected leaders took place in Masaka from 27th to 28th March 2018 with participants from Kyotera, Kalungu and Masaka districts. more…

April 4, 2018

PoLA-LAB GOES TO IGANGA, EASTERN UGANDA

Ugandan youth make up almost half of the voting population. However, youth voices have failed to be reflected in policy outcomes, especially youth interest areas like education, health services and employment. On March 24th, KAS and UNIFOG hosted a workshop to mentor young leaders in effective political participation and advocacy. more…

April 4, 2018

2018 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

This year, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, in collaboration with Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) again offer scholarships for different Bachelor and Masters degree programmes. Applications are now open. more…

March 29, 2018

DIGITIZING AGRICULTURE VALUE CHAINS IN UGANDA

On 28th of March, KAS and ACTADE hosted a roundtable discussion at Sheraton Hotel Kampala, debating about ideas on how to digitize agricultural value chains in Uganda. Experts and practitioners discussed about challenges and opportunities to support the growth and development of the agriculture sector. more…

March 19, 2018

YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS ARE EAGER TO SHAPE THE WOMEN´S YOUTH AGENDA IN UGANDA

On 14th-16th of March, NYC and KAS hosted a training of Secretaries for Female Affairs in Arua, to enhance female participation in Ugandan politics. Young women leaders had a platform to address challenges and professionalize their skills for sustainable conflict resolution and to actively shape the democratic processes in Uganda. more…

March 15, 2018

MAKING THE ACCESS TO INFORMATION LAW WORK TOWARDS IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCES IN UGANDA

Together with our partner the Hub for Investigative Media, we launched a special initiative to promote effective use and application of the provisions of the 2005 Access to Information Act in Uganda. Here's a recap from what transpired during our inaugural workshop. more…

March 12, 2018

UNDERSTANDING THE HIGH LEVEL REVITALIZATION FORUM AND ITS MEDIATION ROLE IN THE SOUTH SUDAN CONFLICT

The Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NOSSCOU) organized a public dialogue to discuss the role of the current IGAD mediated High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF), bringing together 160 South Sudanese politicians from both SPLM-IO and SPLM-IG and civil society actors. more…