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June 28, 2017

FACTS, FREEDOMS AND RIGHTS IN A CONNECTED WORLD: A SNIPPET FROM THE 2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

On June 22 2017, we held our third annual Social Media Conference which attracted 300 speakers and guests. We discussed a plethora of subjects from blogging, citizen journalism, ethical standards to feminism, youth engagement, and the rise of populism. Here's a brief outlook of what we discussed. more…

June 27, 2017

ARISE MAGAZINE ISSUE 62 OF 2017

We are happy to share with you the latest Arise Magazine (Issue 62) published by our Partner Action for Development(ACFODE). This Issue focuses on Religion, Gender and Women's Rights. click the link for the full Magazine. more…

June 27, 2017

1930 - 2017

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of Helmut Kohl

An outstanding German statesman and a great European has passed away. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung mourns the loss of former German Chancellor Dr. Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of German reunification and Honorary Citizen of Europe. more…

June 27, 2017

BBC's RACHAEL AKIDI DELIVERS THE 2017 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The keynote Address at the 2017 Edition of the #UgandaSocialMedia Conference was given Rachael Akidi, the Editor of BBC Focus on Africa Programme. Her speech explored how and why Social networks, online news websites and blogs have become crucial alternative sources of information. more…

June 19, 2017

RECOUNTING THE IMPACT OF THE SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEE CRISIS

South Sudan is at the brink of an international humanitarian and refugee crisis. In June 2017, we held a roundtable discussion with South Sudanese refugees, Refugees and humanitarian experts to recount the impact of this crisis. more…

June 13, 2017

LOCAL LEADERS IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM

A multiparty system, like the Ugandan, requires the willingness to work together, all persons involved on all levels. The DNG-workshop in Kapchorwa on the 31st May and 1st transported this important rule for a functional democracy to appointed and elected leaders. more…

June 6, 2017

Ugandan government partners with KAS and GAIN-Uganda to conduct massive civic education

With a great party in the KAS gardens, the DEMOCRACY WORKBOOK for civic education in Uganda was launched on Friday, 26th of May 2017. The second edition of the book is released by GAIN, KAS and the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance. more…

May 22, 2017

THE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS TO THE EMPLOYMENT IN UGANDA REFRAMES THE DEBATE

Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda - this was the focus on a three-day conference to discuss a report about youth (un)employment changed from victimising the unemployed to problematising the labour market. more…

May 16, 2017

CSO's representing citizens in bargaining a social contract with the state.

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung on 04th of May 2017 organised a roundtable discussion with its partners working with the youth in Uganda. The discussion aimed at identifying opportunities for building synergies amongst the partner organisation and engaging the state for more effective and sustainable intervention. more…

May 9, 2017

SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY - A PROMISING MODEL FOR UGANDA’S ACCELLERATED DEVELOPMENT?

The KAS Scholars meet annually at a fora where the discuss topics that are relevant to their study and related to the areas where KAS works. On the 28th, the KAS fellows discussed the relevance of Social Market Economy to the Ugandan development trajectory making recommendations to improve the Ugandan economic models. more…