Events

Workshop

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.

Seminar

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.

Conversation

Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

Book presentation

Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"

New Year’s Reception & Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda

Workshop

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.

Forum

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.

Workshop

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

Event

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

“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.

Event Reports

“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.

Event Reports

“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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

The Young Leaders Think Tank launches its research topics for 2017

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives is a group of highly qualified and committed young Ugandans from varied professional backgrounds. They aim to generate new policy ideas on issues that affect the young people in the country and to enhance youth participation in governance and policy formulation. On the first weekend of March, the Think Tank met for a residential workshop in order to enable a productive start into a new year of research and to broaden its capacity for effective public engagement.

Event Reports

LEADERSHIP BEYOND POLITICAL AFFILIATION FOR BETTER SERVICE DELIVERY

Responsible citizenship, pluralism and cooperation across the political divide
In the second round of “the DNG signature” workshops for local leaders, KAS continues to promote measures aimed at strengthening local leaders in partnership with the Ministry of information, ICT and National Guidance to promote good governance. The workshop series are aimed at breaking the barriers between the elected and appointed leaders at the local level in a bid to smoothen service delivery.

Event Reports

Empowering district councillors to advocate for women's rights

Action for Development and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung facilitated workshops in Pallisa and Apac in order to encourage and empower district leaders to effectively advocate for women’s and girls’ interests in their political work.