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March 7, 2018

MOBILISATION AND ADVOCACY: KEYS TO EFFECTIVE YOUTH POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

UNIFOG and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) partnered to hold the first POLA-LAB workshop in Lira. The platform for political leadership advancement aims to mentor effective young political and community leaders by training them in the areas of political and social mobilisation, advocacy and political economy analysis. more…

February 27, 2018

LOCAL GOVERNMENTS USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO ENHANCE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

A systematic flow of information from local governments to their electorate is inevitable to assure good governance and transparency. CEMCOD has conducted a 3-day training in cooperation with KAS, to train local leaders of Masaka region about the effective use of social media to enhance civic engagement and information access for society. more…

February 22, 2018

REFRESHER TRAINING FOR DISTRICT WOMEN COUNCILORS TO ENHANCE THEIR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

KAS and ACFODE have conducted a refresher training from 14th to 15th February in Apac, to strengthen gender equality in the political field and equip district women councilors with the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively take part in the political decision-making process. more…

February 19, 2018

PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE AND COLLABORATION AMONG APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL

From 12th – 13th February, KAS together with the Directorate for National Guidance (DNG) conducted a training for district leaders in Masindi, in order to promote political pluralism and stronger collaboration among the appointed and elected leaders at the local government level. more…

February 14, 2018

TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF HIGH-QUALIFIED JOURNALISTS

On 8th–12th January 2018, KAS in partnership with MCI and DW Academy launched the Next–Gen Journalist Fellowship Program, an aggressive 6-month multimedia journalism training given to the best 25 students out of 12 universities in Uganda. more…

February 13, 2018

ACCESS TO TIMELY AND RELEVANT INFORMATION IS A LIFELINE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

On 9th Feb, 2018, our partners and friends joined us for a lively discussion on the state and future of access to information in Uganda. We also used the occasion as our 2018 New Year's Reception. more…

February 13, 2018

FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT UNITES SOUTH SUDANESE YOUTH IN UGANDA

While South Sudan remains entangled in conflict and political uncertainty, young South Sudanese in Uganda are learning and practicing how to co-exist with each other regardless of political and socio-cultural differences. We partnered with the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda to organize a football tournament to bring the youth together. more…

February 7, 2018

COMMUNIQUE ON THE IGAD SECOND HIGH REVITALIZATION FORUM

On 01/Feb/2018, NoSSCOU, a platform of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda met at Makerere University to discuss and give constructive perspectives to the negotiators concerning both the governance and transitional security arrangement on 2nd phase of the IGAD High Level Revitalization Forum (HLRF). They developed this communique: more…

February 6, 2018

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: YOUTH4POLICY

Are you a highly motivated young Ugandan interested in policy analysis and research? Youth4Policy targets young leaders with a demonstrated motivation to shape the public policy discourse in Uganda & influence policy decision-makers. more…

February 4, 2018

YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS PROGRAM GRADUATION: TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP FOR SOCIETY

LéO Africa Institute hosted the graduation seminar at for the inaugural class of their Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) YELP brings together 20 outstanding thought leaders from Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda that have backgrounds in media, social enterprise, the arts, and business. more…