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November 7, 2016

Young leaders’ think tank meeting gives Outlook for activities in the coming year

On the 5th November, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the initiative "Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives" (Think Tank) took stock of 2016 as well as planned for 2017 in order to increase the Think tank’s productivity and relevance. more…

November 3, 2016
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Film Screening: Before the Flood

As a newly appointed UN Messenger of Peace on Climate Change, DiCaprio embarks on a role of a lifetime. He explores climate change's devastating impact on the planet in this new educational documentary which we shall screening on Friday, 4th, Nov starting at 06:30PM. The screening will be followed by an open discussion on Climate Change

October 27, 2016

JEEMA wins the interparty youth soccer challenge 2016

The interparty youth platform challenges the thinking that youth cannot work together regardless of their political affiliation more…

October 21, 2016

Annual KAS scholarship and Alumni holder meeting in Kampala

Since 2001, the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation continues to offer scholarships to students in the various fields related to democracy in partnership with the Uganda Martyr's University. The programme supports the studies in Democracy & Development, Governance & Human Rights as well as Research & Public Policy. more…

October 21, 2016

Boosting Exports: Reversing Uganda’s Trade Deficit

Uganda is burdened with a trade deficit – and it is growing. This deficit in exports is harmful to Uganda’s development, employment situation and society. How can Uganda nevertheless turn itself into a big exporter in the global economy? To discuss these questions, KAS, in cooperation with ACTADE, organized the Private Sector Forum 19th October. more…

October 20, 2016

OUR COMMON FUTURE: WHY THE UGANDAN YOUTH STILL MATTER

The significance of the youth in shaping global affairs is an undoubted fact. In Africa, and particularly in Uganda, the youth are increasingly becoming forerunners in initiatives and actions to redeem and re-focus the future of the continent. more…

October 14, 2016

Roundtable Discussion on Effective Youth Participation

On 04th October, a roundtable discussion on constructive youth political engagement was held by KAS Uganda and UNIFOG at the Makerere University. Under the theme “Fostering constructive youth political engagement” the roundtable brought together distinguished youth from the academia, political parties, civil society and government. more…

October 14, 2016

YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS RECEIVE WORKSHOP ON CAPACITY BUILDING IN IGANGA

In Corporation with KAS, 23 elected Secretaries for Female Youth Affairs of the National Youth Council (NYC) met from 4th until 6th of October at Continental Hotel in Iganga. The meeting created a platform to share challenges and gave them the opportunity to strengthen their problem solving and leadership skills. more…

October 10, 2016

Harnessing Youth Energies in Promoting Gender Equality and Good Governance

Between 4th and 6th October, KAS supported the ACFODE annual Inter-Institutional debate competitions held at Nob View Hotel. This year's theme was harnessing youth energies in promoting gender equality good governance. Makerere University was crowned the champions for 2016. more…

September 22, 2016

NGO-representatives from Uganda visit Berlin and Bonn

How does good governance and local democracy work in Germany? Nine representatives from the African country visited Germany from 18th – 24th of September 2016 as guests of KAS in a “Germany seminar” to gain impulses for their work in their home country. more…