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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…

December 12, 2016

UGANDA'S FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

This country report by Leonie Staas and Donnas Ojok gives reflective thoughts and policy recommendations on how Ugandan women can be empowered to successfully engage in entrepreneurial activities. more…

December 12, 2016

BETWEEN INTEGRATION AND REPATRIATION: SUSTAINABLE REFUGEE POLICY IN UGANDA

Since decades the region of the East African Community (EAC) deals with massive forced migration and still Uganda remains remarkable liberal in its refugee policies. The “Young Leaders Think Tank" met for a conclusive meeting in 2016. more…

December 7, 2016

DEMOCRACY PROMOTION AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: WHAT HAVE KAS AND PARTNERS BEEN UP TO IN 2016?

What did the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and its partners achieve in the year 2016 and what lies ahead in 2017? Which challenges were incurred and how where they overcome? To address those specific questions, KAS together with its partners organized the annual partner workshop. more…

December 6, 2016

EXCLUSION, MISREPRESENTATION AND DISCRIMINATION OF WOMEN IN UGANDAN MEDIA LANDSCAPE

Our partnership with Action for Development (ACFODE)has once again brought the 61st Issue of the Arise Magazine to light. The magazine highlights some of the gender stereotypes that confront women in the Ugandan media landscape. more…

December 5, 2016

MENTORING A NEW GENERATION OF UGANDAN JOURNALISTS

To nurture young professional journalists and reward professional journalistic practices in Uganda, we partnered with the Media Challenge Initiative to yet again organized the fifth series of the Inter-Institutional Media Challenge and Awards Ceremony. more…

December 1, 2016

VIEWING MEDIA IN UGANDA THROUGH A GENDER(ED)LENSE

In line with our quest for creating a just society where human rights and dignity are valued and upheld, we have been deeply convicted to create a platform to discuss issues affecting Ugandan women in the media landscape and also how the media reports women’s issues more…

November 25, 2016

PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE IN A MULTIPARTY-SYSTEM FOR ELECTED LEADERS AT THE DISTRICT LEVEL

What is the role of elected leaders in a multiparty system and how do you define responsible citizenship? To train elected leaders on this topic, the Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) in partnership with KAS have organised a workshop to train 44 local government leaders from Busia District. more…

November 17, 2016

A NEW LAUNCHPAD FOR UGANDA'S YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS

We have partnered with the LeO Africa Institute to launch the Young and Emerging leaders’ project (YELP) which will act as a Launchpad for accelerating servant and transformative leadership in Uganda. more…