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March 15, 2017

“We are brought up being told we just don’t belong to certain spaces”- The #WomenInMediaUG public dialogue

The #womeninmediaug campaign, an initiative supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in partnership with Mon Pi Mon and SheMattersUganda, held an evening public conversation with leading Ugandan media practitioners, civil society activists and politicians. more…

March 14, 2017

BUILDING SYNERGIES BETWEEN CSOs AND POLITICAL PARTIES FOR CONSTRUCTIVE YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

In partnership with UNIFOG, we organized a Round-Table discussion aimed at reflecting on how political parties and CSOs can promote the fair representation of the youth interests at policy discussion levels. more…

March 7, 2017

The Young Leaders Think Tank launches its research topics for 2017

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives is a group of highly qualified and committed young Ugandans from varied professional backgrounds. They aim to generate new policy ideas on issues that affect the young people in the country and to enhance youth participation in governance and policy formulation. more…

March 7, 2017
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MEDIA COVERAGE OF WOMEN IN THE EVER-CHANGING WORLD OF WORK

In light of the Theme of 2017 International Women’s Day commemoration, the #womeninmediaug campaign is organizing an evening public conversation with leading Ugandan media practitioners, civil society activists and the academia on Thur. 9 starting at 4:00PM.

March 3, 2017

LEADERSHIP BEYOND MY POLITICAL AFFILIATION FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

Local Leaders from Sheema, Bushenyi and Mitooma complete a two day training on working together beyond their political divides. The leaders committed to prioritise service delivery over anything else. more…

March 2, 2017

Empowering district councillors to advocate for women's rights

Action for Development and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung facilitated workshops in Pallisa and Apac in order to encourage and empower district leaders to effectively advocate for women’s and girls’ interests in their political work. more…

March 1, 2017

“Leadership comes with responsibility, not opportunity” – The Young & Emerging Leaders Fellowship

On 25th-26st of February 2017, the Y&ELP started a fellowship program designed to train values of self-advancement, integrity, social responsibility, and socioeconomic transformation for passionate and young emergent leaders. more…

February 28, 2017

"There is no way Local Governments in Uganda can run away from Social Media"

Picking up from a series of dialogues held in three regions (Busoga, Ankole and West Nile) the first workshop in 2017 was taken to Elgon region in Eastern Uganda where local government officials from five districts (Mbale, Budduda, Manafwa, Budaka and Sironko) participated. more…

February 10, 2017

REGIONAL YOUTH DEBATE: WHEN THE DEMOGRAPHIC ADVANTAGE IS NOT BEING TRANSLATED INTO POLITICAL POWER

On the 8th of January, an enthusiastic discussion at Busitema University with University students from Eastern Uganda Universities interrogating whether or not political parties are providing the right platform for youth participation in politics started the 2017 Regional Debate Series. more…

December 27, 2016

INTRODUCING THE SECOND ISSUE OF THE JOURNAL OF AFRICAN DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT

Once again, we are excited to introduce the second issue of the Journal of African Democracy and Democracy which is proudly brought in partnership with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG). more…