Events - Uganda Office
The role of appointed and elected leaders in Promoting Good Governance
The role of appointed and elected leaders in Promoting Good Governance in a multiparty system at the district level
Understanding democracy in a multiparty environment, the role of elected and appointed leaders, peace building and conflict management, engaging the citizenry and the different stakeholders in setting district priorities.
YELP Graduation Class of 2019
The Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) annually inducts 20-30 outstanding thought leaders into a fellowship program designed to train and orient values of self-advancement, integrity, social responsibility, and socioeconomic transformation.
Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network
Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs
Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"
New Year’s Reception & Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda
Political Leadership Advancement Lab (POLA-LAB) in Masaka District
The political Leadership Advancement Lab (POLA-LAB) is a project aimed at mentoring a new breed of effective and reflective leaders with skills to deal with the contemporary development and political economy challenges.
Uganda Green Growth Summit
This summit is a contribution to support transition toward a greener growth in Uganda. The objective is to bring the topic to a non-specialist audience, provide policy and technical solutions available, in order to support a re-think of individual business strategies. The summit is open to the core stakeholders of the Uganda Green Growth Development Strategy; that is; Government, Civil Society, private sector, researchers and academia. The main category targeted is the private sector.
Conflict Sensitive Reporting Workshop
Capacity Building Workshop for Cross Border Network Journalists
The main objective of the workshop is to strengthen capacities of journalist to produce peace, gender and conflict sensitive media programmes by building their capacity on conflict sensitive reporting
Graduation of Youth4Policy Fellows
The 2019 Youth4Policy fellowship is coming to an end! With their policy papers finalised, our fellows are graduating from the Y4P fellowship and will be initiated into the programme's alumni network.
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THE VOICES AND EXPERIENCES OF YOUNG REFUGEES IN UGANDA
This article explores the needs and vulnerabilities of young refugees, who through sharing their experience have revealed anoverwhelming interest in continuing their education, a desire to work, and willingness to learn new skills.
UNDERSTANDING PUBLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN UGANDA
Understanding public attitudes towards refugees and migrants within their host communities is becoming an increasinglyimportant task
Not all glittering online followers are gold
What if that glamorous social media influencer with 30 million followers on twitter and 10 million likes and retweets on all their posts, the one whose pictures are always trending (never mind that they look quite ordinary), what if that person and more than half of their followers were in fact fake, fabricated, ghosts?
A hands-on training on conflict sensitive journalism in and around Arua
Last week, Irene Dawa explored together with the Cross Border Network (CBN) and 20 participants from the West Nile Region the techniques and tricks of conflict sensitive journalism.
Unpacking online hate speech at the KAS Social Media Conference
The fourth Uganda Social Media Conference by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung presented an opportunity for the community initiative #defyhatenow to shed light on the growing internet problem of hate speech and to present solutions on how to mitigate it.
Fanning the digital bonfire debate on online-offline political engagements
Unlike the classic, wodden bonfire in an African home, there was a digital bonfire at the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) social media conference around the discussion on the topic; More than Slacktivism: Translating Online Activism To Constructive Political Engagement.
Young & Emerging Leaders Project Fellowship – Seminar II
“There’s work; intentional, deliberate and consistent effort that goes into facing adversity and addressing challenges. There’s growth and maturity and the development of character that goes into shaping mind, body and soul. There’s the celebration of victories, small and big and the constant setting of the next goal, even if that goal is to simply maintain a status quo you finally achieved.” The words of Solomon King accompanied the 35 Fellows of the Youth & Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) 2018 during their second seminar with a focus on personal leadership
Youth4Policy - 2nd Policy Development Seminar
The 2nd Policy Development Seminar of the 2018 Youth4Policy (Y4P) fellow class primarily focused on how to write a good policy brief. Throughout the day, the participants further developed their preliminary policy research ideas, exchanged them and improved their writing skills.
Debate around disinformation and democracy
Taking you back to debating class
Is Disinformation Threatening Democracy? That is the topic the debaters; Kwezi Tabaro from Leo Africa Institute and Maureen Agena an ICT4D consultant on one side; and Tricia Twasiima from Chapter Four Uganda together with Yusuf Kiranda from Centre for Development Alternatives, tackled.
Lightning Talks that stroke the #UgandaSocialMedia Conference
The year is 2018,planet earth now rotatesaround the internet,not the sun as before.I see people living onlinebut not in lineand barely in touch.Very many words but very few voices.They are caught in a spider’s webthat stretches around the whole world…
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