2017

The search for answers to the employment challenge in Uganda reframes the debate

The 3E's Reality Check Conference 2017
Following the release of the 9th Edition of the Reality Check Report, which focuses on the issues of Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda, the debate on employment takes a rather different yet more analytical course. During a three-day conference to discuss the report, the focus on youth (un) employment changed from victimising the unemployed to problematising the labour market.

2017

Civil society organisations representing citizens in bargaining a social contract with the state.

The challenges facing young people in Uganda are enormous and the actors working to do something about them are diverse. But even with all these efforts, policy outcomes are yet to reflect and effect the interests of the youth. Therefore, without proper coordination, there are significant risks of duplication, limited prospects for sustainability and failure to impact on the public policy environment.

2017

Catalyzing Clean Energy Access in Uganda with Climate Financing – A Roundtable discussion

How can the private sector be mobilized to financing in clean energy in Uganda? 25 experts with different backgrounds including energy, finance, climate change and communication discussed about Climate Financing in Uganda and other key-questions concerning energy access in round table in Kampala on the 3th of May.

2017

SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY - A PROMISING MODEL FOR UGANDA’S ACCELLERATED DEVELOPMENT?

KAS-Scholarship Forum 2017
The KAS Scholars meet annually at a fora where the discuss topics that are relevant to their study and related to the areas where KAS works. On the 28th, the KAS fellows discussed the relevance of Social Market Economy to the Ugandan development trajectory making recommendations to improve the Ugandan economic models.

2017

ADVANCING SOCIAL MEDIA AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE

In order to promote the effective use of social media by for civic engagement Centre for Media Literacy and Community Development (CEMCOD) was implementing a workshop with local government leaders in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Lira.

2017

Western Regional Youth Debate

Is it the lack of necessary skills to utilise the political space provided by the political parties or the institutional frameworks within the political parties and the broader multiparty institutional framework that is refraining the youth from effectively participate within party politics?

2017

BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE

Reality Check Conference-Employment, Entreprenuership and Education in Uganda
The conference on employment, entrepreneurship, and education will explore how decent employment at scale can be achieved in Uganda. Employment at scale is when an economy gets a significant number of its labour force into gainful employment. The discourse will examine the relationship between education, entrepreneurship, and employment. It will also address questions of employment politics particularly how governance and accountability impacts on decent employment in Uganda.

2017

Prevention of Extremism in a Diverse Society – the Role of State and Religion

The prevention of extremism was discussed in a high level round table discussion organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on Thursday 6th April 2017, with the intention to initiate dialogue series on effective ways to counter the radicalization of the Society. Special focus was put on the role of the state and religion.