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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Achieving Peace in South Sudan: What Role for Civil Society?
Since the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in 2013, attempts at achieving lasting peace have been unsuccessful and criticized for not including all relevant stakeholders. KAS hosted a roundtable with representatives of South Sudanese women, youth, artists and religious leaders to explore how CSOs can contribute to achieving sustainable peace in the country.
Women's Engagement in the Media: An Uphill Battle
At the final #WomenInMediaUG event of the year, we took stock of women's constructive engagement in the media sector and identified a number of challenges, such as lack of representation and mentorship, that still remain.
Youth Participation Should Go Beyond Political Party Confines
At a roundtable discussion held on Thursday, 23rd November 2017 in partnership with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) at Makerere Institute of Social Research – Makerere University, youth upheld the need to expand their participation outside the boundaries of political parties.
Refugees – social burden or economic opportunity?
As the third largest refugee-hosting country in the world, Uganda has a much-praised 'open door' policy for those fleeing conflict and persecution. The implications of this policy and the economic impact of refugees in the country was at the center of the #OpenDoorsUG public dialogue, which included a panel discussion and a variety of Ubuntu Talks.
Appointed and Elected Leaders Working Together In A Multiparty System
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung held a two day workshop together with the Directorate of National Guidance to educate district leaders from Katakwi, Soroti and Amuria on their roles in the multiparty system.
Youth encouraged to embrace dialogue as JEEMA retains IYOP Football Championship
The 11th of November was an activity packed day at KCCA FC grounds as youth from eight political parties participated in an interparty youth league football tournament. The tournament started with a public dialogue on the theme “Youth as key stakeholders in peace building and development”. The annual tournament aims at promoting a spirit of peaceful co-existence and reducing violent political participation which is common among the youth. It was organised in partnership with Interparty Youth Platform and the International Republican Institute (IRI).
Empowering Young Women to Make Their Voices Heard in Politics
A two-day training for Secretaries for Female Affairs from eastern Uganda was held in cooperation with the National Youth Council in Soroti. It was aimed at influencing and informing the opinions of newly-elected female youth leaders to champion the women’s youth agenda in Uganda and to enhance their understanding of the professional ethics of being a youth leader.
KAS Scholarships - Enabling Young Leaders To Become Drivers For Positive Change
The Network Meeting held for current and former holders of the scholarship between KAS and Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) focused on transformative leadership and offered useful networking opportunities for all participants.
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR EFFECTIVE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AT LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEVELS
With increased access to internet and social media usage around the country, local governments can tap into these platforms to facilitate their work and increase citizen participation in development and other related projects.
INCLUSIVENESS AND PROPER COORDINATION KEY TO GREEN GROWTH STRATEGY
A roundtable conversation held at Golden Tulip Hotel was aimed at stimulating discussions in linking the principles of a Social Market Economy to the implementation of the National Green Growth strategy in Uganda. The discussion included policy makers, representatives from the private sector, government, CSOs, as well as academicians.
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