Event Reports - Uganda Office
#WomeninMediaUg Roundtable Discussion
Unpacking Gender (Mis) Conceptualization and Experience Sharing
On Friday, 07, the April conversation series of the #WomeninMediaUg campaign brought 20 passionate civil society activists, journalists, academia and editors to share gender theories and reflect on personal experiences.
Providing a Platform for Political Engagement at Makerere University
After a successful first guild debate on the 26th of March 2017, KAS, UNIFOG in partnership with the Makerere guild electoral commission organized a second Guild Debate on the 2nd of April 2017 at Makerere University Main Hall. This was to further our support to building accountable leaders who espouse democratic values as student leaders quite often translate into national leaders.
2017 MAKERERE UNIVERSITY GUILD PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE
Student Leadership as a Breeding Ground
On Sunday, 26, March, 2017, 10 students contending for the echelon of student leadership at Makerere University where given a platform to share their manifestos and debate their agenda for the students and the University. The Guild Presidential Debate, part of our Leadership Advancement Programme with UNIFOG is now in its fifth year.
DREAM OR FALLACY - BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN YOUTH AND PARLIAMENT
In order to rebuild the connections of Youth MPs and the youth in Uganda’s communities and to improve the representation of youth in parliament, the Interparty Youth Platform initiated a public dialogue in collaboration with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the International Republican Institute.
“We cannot work in isolation” - The National Youth Council Public Dialogue
The National Youth Council in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung facilitated a public dialogue in order to explore ways to improve communication between the NYC and its constituencies and to identify areas of synergies and collaboration with youth wings of all political parties.
“You should become role models for your communities and promote women's rights!”
Action for Development and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung implemented a monitoring and coaching workshop for Kabale’s women caucus to empower female leaders to advocate for their demands in local politics and beyond.
“We are brought up being told we just don’t belong to certain spaces”- The #WomenInMediaUG public dialogue
Discussing Media Coverage of Women in the Ever-Changing World of Work
In light of the Theme of 2017 International Women’s Day commemoration (i.e. Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030), the #womeninmediaug campaign, an initiative supported by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in partnership with Mon Pi Mon and SheMattersUganda, held an evening public conversation with leading Ugandan media practitioners, civil society activists and politicians.
Building Synergies between Political Parties and CSOs for Constructive Youth Participation in Politics
On the 10th of March 2017, the University Forum on Governance in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung organised a roundtable discussion at Makerere University, Kampala. The discussion aimed at reflecting on the initiatives by the two dominate agencies – political parties and the civil society organizations in advocating for the fair representation of the youth interests at policy discussion levels.
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