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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…

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…