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July 24, 2016

Storify:

Uganda Social Media Conference 2016

The second annual KAS Social Media Conference took place on 19th July at the Kampala Serena Hotel under the theme "How social media is transforming Uganda’s political and social landscape". The compilation of the most important tweets via storify gives a detailed summary of the discussions that unfolded. more…

July 22, 2016

Inclusive Economic Growth: Leave no one behind

On the 22nd July 2016, the LéO Africa Institute in collaboration with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Uganda organized the third annual Economic Forum on the theme: “Leave no one behind: Promoting inclusive economic growth & decent employment for all by 2030”. more…

June 30, 2016

NATIONAL YOUTH CONFERENCE TO EMPOWER UGANDAN YOUTH

Together with KAS, the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) held the 3rd Annual National Youth Conference at Makerere University. The conference brought together youth leaders from civil society, politics, academia and business to deliberate on this year’s theme “Beyond Elections: Fostering and Sustaining Constructive Youth Political Engagement”. more…

June 28, 2016

Women shouldn’t be patient

During the past few years, Uganda put more effort on achieving gender equality which is a step into the right direction. The National Convention for Women in Politics, organized by Action for Development (ACFODE) in partnership with KAS gave the participants from all over the country the opportunity to discuss their challenges and aims for the future. more…

June 28, 2016

ENFORCING POLITICAL COOPERATION IN ACHOLI SUB REGION

Between 16th and 17th June 2016, 43 participants drawn from Lamwo, Pader and Kitgum districts participated in a training workshop on promoting good governance in their districts. more…

June 23, 2016

Role of South Sudan women in Peace Building and Democratic Consolidation

To amplify the voices of women in South Sudan's democratic consolidation, we held a workshop and public dialogue at Juba University to design a national strategy to guide women's participation in the new Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) more…

June 16, 2016

LéO Africa Review Magazine, FIRST EDITION

The LéO Africa Review is a magazine about inspiration, leadership development and unleashing young people’s creative power to take up their roles in a highly dynamic society. more…

June 16, 2016

SITUATING THE PRINCIPLE OF SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY WITHIN UGANDA'S DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT

Questions around human welfare and economic development motivated a roundtable meeting of experts hosted at Makerere University by the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). more…

May 30, 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNACE AND IMPROVED SERVICE DELIVERY

Together with our partner, CEMCOD we engaged and trained 16 local government leaders in the Ankole region in the effective use of media, with special emphasis on social media platforms in improving good governance and service delivery, more…

May 25, 2016

New Deadline for KAS-UMU Scholarship Applications

The deadline for applications of the KAS-UMU Scholarship has been changed to Tuesday 31st May. All interested candidates should hand in complete applications to the KAS Office directly or via email by end of the day. more…