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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…

September 9, 2016

SOUTH SUDAN: AN ANALYTICAL COUNTRY PROFILE

Are you curious to know about the world's newest nation? If yes, this Fact Book contains not only a collection of current, reliable, and valid data on South Sudan but also some brief analytical outlook. more…

September 9, 2016

SOUTH SUDAN NATIONAL WOMEN'S STRATEGY

South Sudanese women share the greatest brunt of the suffrage inflicted by the various violence occurrences. Worst still, they continue to be left out of political and decision making processes. This is a comprehensive strategy developed through a consultative process by SSUDEMOP to include women in peace building processes. more…

September 8, 2016

WORKSHOP ON POLICY BRIEFS FOR YOUNG LEADERS THINK TANK FOR POLICY ALTERNATIVES

From 2nd - 4th September, KAS held a workshop with the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives aimed to increase members’ awareness of the different strategies in policy work and how policy is generated by different types of stakeholders. more…

September 5, 2016

REGIONAL UNIVERSITIES DEBATE SERIES GOES TO NKUMBA UNIVERSITY

On Friday, 2nd September 2016, we brought together 130 students and youth leaders from Nkumba University in Entebbe to discuss crucial issues of youth participation in democratic processes. more…

August 31, 2016

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives meets the Vice-President of Uganda

On 25th August, the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives presented a paper that offers critical reflections on youth engagement in the agricultural sector to the Vice President of Uganda, Mr. Edward Ssekandi. more…

August 30, 2016

SYMPOSIUM ON THE POSSIBILITIES OF PEACE AND POLITICAL STABILITY IN SOUTH SUDAN

On 26th August, we organized a full-day symposium on the possibilities for peace and inclusive state-building in partnership with UNIFOG and the Makerere University Convocation to interrogate prevailing circumstances in South Sudan and to identify alternatives for peace-building. more…

August 25, 2016

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN WEST NILE REGION

For the third time in 2016, we have once again partnered with CEMCOD to train 20 local government leaders in the West Nile Region (Arua, Moyo, Yumbe, Nebbi and Koboko) on the effective use of social media to improve accountability and service delivery. more…

August 19, 2016

2016 UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE REPORT

Read this comprehensive report about the second Annual Social Media Conference held on the July 19th 2016. The conference discussed how the new media is transforming the Ugandan political and social landscape. more…