Publications

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Enhancing civic education at the grassroots through reliable access to information

Continuous and effective civic education is crucial to strengthen democracy and good governance in Uganda. On 12th – 14th April KAS and HIM (Hub for Investigative Media) held a Training of Trainers Workshop for member organizations of GAIN Uganda, focusing on access to information in order to improve civic education trainings at the grassroots level. more…

Event Reports | April 17, 2018

Launch of Youth4Policy: 12 young Ugandans researching and analyzing public policy issues in Uganda and beyond

Youth4Policy is a joint initiative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the Centre for Development Alternatives aimed at empowering the next generation of Ugandan policy experts to meaningfully contribute to policy analysis and public debates. The 12 Youth4Policy Fellows were officially welcomed to the program at a comprehensive introductory seminar from 6th to 8th April at Méstil Hotel & Residences in Kampala. more…

Event Reports | April 11, 2018

Talking about Peace Building & National Unity in South Sudan with South Sudanese Church Leaders

On 10.04.2018, we collaborated with the Network of South Sudan Civil Society Organisations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) to organize a roundtable discussion on the role of the South Sudan church leaders in Uganda in promoting peacebuilding and national unity. Various church leaders from South Sudan assembled to critically evaluate, learn and rethink about their work and what they can do to reduce the emotional and psychological impact of the conflict on South Sudanese refugees in Uganda. more…

Event Reports | April 11, 2018

Less talk, more action for better service delivery greater masaka region

The signature civic education training for appointed and elected leaders took place in Masaka from 27 th to 28 th March 2018 with participants from Kyotera, Kalungu and Masaka districts. more…

Event Reports | April 10, 2018

PoLA-Lab goes to Iganga, Eastern Uganda

“Now I know politics is more than elections and political parties”

Ugandan youth make up almost half of the voting population. However, youth voices have failed to be reflected in policy outcomes, especially youth interest areas like education, health services and employment. Youth rarely come together to collectively pursue common interests, the result of a lack of coordination as well other resources. Although reforms have created a number of leadership spaces for youth to participate in national governance and development. more…

Event Reports | April 4, 2018