Event Reports

Civic Engagement must transcend electoral boundaries – Jinja Youth Leaders advised

On 9th of February 2019, 26 young leaders from Jinja districts participated in a one-day training on political economy analysis, advocacy and social mobilization. The Political Leadership Advancement Laboratory (PoLA-LAB) is a youth focused political leadership training organized in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG). POLA LAB is a one-day session that includes an interactive and participant-centered approach to promote a better understanding of the development challenges through a political economy analysis lens. The sessions also focus on designing better advocacy and political mobilization and facilitating conversations meant to promote constructive civic engagements beyond electoral periods and cycles.

The Governance of Civil Society in Uganda

A framing workshop by the Centre for Development Alternatives and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, critically evaluated the key question which the Reality Check research seeks to answer.

Promoting Good Governance and Collaboration among Local Leaders

From 7th-8th February, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung together with the Directorate for National Guidance (DNG) conducted a training for district leaders in Kaberamaido, in order to promote political pluralism and stronger collaboration among the appointed and elected leaders at the local government level.

Young & Emerging Leaders of 2018 are stepping “out of the YELP bubble”

Moving beyond the ‘self’ – from achieving personal success to significance in society – this was the guideline for the last seminar of the 2018 YELP class. From 25th to 27th January 2019, LéO Africa Institute arranged the graduation seminar at the Lake Victoria Serena Resort for the class of their Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung and Stanbic Bank. The second cohort of the program comprises more than 20 outstanding thought leaders from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Zambia, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi that have backgrounds in media, social enterprise, politics, military, arts and business.

"We need to own the Peace Agreement!"

South Sudanese Refugees in Bweyale Town Meets to Learn More about the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS).

Swarm 2018: Advancing Uganda’s Digital Economy

The third technology summit called Swarm organized by Hive Colab brought together leading voices of the Ugandan tech community. This year the summit focused on technology for education, agriculture, health, finance and governance.

How can Non-State Actors take part in Climate Finance Initiatives?

To achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, also non-state actors have to be supported in financing their climate-change-related-activities. On our Private Sector Forum we held a workshop for non-state actors about climate finance and how it can be accessed.

Championing Youth Participation in shaping a Holistic Gender Equality Agenda

This year the National Youth Conference dealt with the topic of gender equality and how the youth can change the gender equality legislative landscape in Uganda. On two days, representatives of the youth discussed issues related to the equality of rights, opportunities and challenges for youth and tools to influence politics.

Why Corporate Social Impact Investment Matters

Private Sector Forum on the subject of Corporate Social Impact Investment (CSII) organized with ACTADE

Digitalisation Forum 2018 —  Managing the 4th Industrial Revolution

The first ever Kampala Digitalisation Forum held by the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology of Uganda together with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) brought together stakeholders to assess the current status quo and development potential regarding digitalisation and the fourth industrial revolution in East Africa.

About this series

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, its educational institutions, centres and foreign offices, offer several thousand events on various subjects each year. We provide up to date and exclusive reports on selected conferences, events and symposia at www.kas.de. In addition to a summary of the contents, you can also find additional material such as pictures, speeches, videos or audio clips.

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