2012

ACFODE – KAS Regional Review Workshop for Central and Western Uganda

Civil Society actors from the Central and Western region who were previously trained as grassroots civic educators under the project, “Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda” converged at Lake View Hotel, Mbarara between 10th-12th June 2012 to participate in a three day review workshop of the grassroots training activities they had participated in. The newly trained civic educators hailed from the districts of Kisoro, Kabale and Mbarara in the Western region and Kiboga as well as Masaka in the central region.

2012

Press Freedom in Uganda Shrinking

by Mathias Kamp

Public Dialogue on Occasion of the International Press Freedom Day
Negative interference by the state, economic pressure and self-censorship are the main threats that cause press freedom to shrink in Uganda. This is according to media practitioners who convened on the International Press Freedom Day on 3rd May 2012 in order to discuss current challenges fort he media in Uganda. The public dialogue was organised by the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) with support from KAS.

2012

Training Series on Good Governance and Accountability Concluded in Soroti

by Mathias Kamp

The series of training workshops conducted by KAS and ACFODE under the EU-supported project “Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability” has recently been concluded with two training workshops for local councillors and civil society actors in Soroti district.

2012

Kisoro District Councilors and CSO Representatives trained on Good Governance and Accountability

The training series under the EU-supported "Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability" continued in the district of Kisoro.

2012

EU Project: Civil Society and District Councillors Trained in Kiboga District

by Yusuf Kiranda

The second round of training workshops for local government leaders and civil society actors has taken place in Kiboga district. Implemented by KAS and ACFODE the activities are part of the EU funded project: Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability.

2012

EU Funded Project: Training Activities Start in the Districts

by Yusuf Kiranda

Erste Workshops für Lokalpolitiker und Zivilgesellschaftsvertreter in Masaka abgehalten
Under the EU funded project: Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda, KAS and ACFODE will train elected representatives and civil society actors in 11 districts of Uganda.

2011

Interparty Youth Platform Launched

by Yusuf Kiranda

Unterzeichnung der gemeinsamen Absichtserklärung
Seven major political party youth wings in Uganda have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the Interparty Youth Platform. This followed several months of discussions and consultations in process supported by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

2011

EU-supported Project “Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda” Officially Launched

by Mathias Kamp

On Tuesday November 15th 2011, several national and district level governance actors including Members of Parliament, Development Partners, Civil Society, Academia as well as the Media converged at the Kampala Serena Hotel for the official launch of the EU-supported project “Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda.” The 1.2 billion shillings project will be implemented by KAS and ACFODE with support from the European Development Fund (EDF). Over the course of 2 years it will be taken to 11 districts across Uganda.

2011

Pro-Poor Development and Poverty Reduction in Uganda and the Idea of Social Market Economy

High-Level Roundtable Discussion organized by KAS and ACTADE
High-Level Roundtable Discussion organized by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Uganda in cooperation with the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE).

2011

Six Years of Multiparty System - What Is the State of Multiparty Democracy in Uganda?

Public Dialogue organized by the Makerere University Convocation
The Makerere University Convocation (MUC) held another public dialogue in its monthly series of events dealing with issues pertinent to democratic governance and development in Uganda. MUC had invited four Members of the Ugandan Parliament to discuss the state of the Multiparty System in Uganda with students and the interested public.