Events

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Webinar

The Science behind COVID-19

A Citizen Webinar
Uganda has been applauded for its effort to control, trace and contain the Corona Virus to minimal numbers. This webinar will cover Uganda’s scientific response to the epidemic with the focus being on the country’s efforts prior to case zero, primary prevention protocols, key dates in the virus’ growth curve, spread projection models, justifications for quarantine/lockdown, case finding and tracing and what happens next. The Webinar will also help provide clarifications on several myths around the Virus.

Event

Project Launch (SPACE)

“Strengthening Performance and Accountability through Community Engagement”
The launch of our new EU funded project titled ‘Strengthening Performance and Accountability through Community Engage-ment – (SPACE)” with the government of Uganda under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) supported by the European Union and the Government of Uganda.

Conversation

"In Defense of Liberal Democracy" - KAS Scholars and Alumni Network Nr. 2

KAS Scholars and Alumni Network Nr. 2 with the topic "In Defense of Liberal Democracy". Our Country Director Mathias Kamp will be the main speaker. At this evening you will have the chance to interact with him once again before he will leave the country in just a bit.

Workshop

The Political Economy of the Number of States in South Sudan

Disussion about the role of the system represented by ten states in the development of South Sudan
A one-day workshop and public dialogue organized by the Centre for Peace and Advocacy (CPA) under the auspices the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations (NoSSCOU) in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) to equip the general populace about the peace and development within ten states in South Sudan

Workshop

Capacity Building Training for Youth Council Leaders and Female Youth Councilors

This training is aimed at sharing leadership skills, addressing female stereotype issues and providing sustainable, long-term solutions. The meeting shall bring together youth council members and female youth councilors from Ankole Sub region.

Discussion

The Status and Costs of Kampala’s Polluted Air

As a rapidly growing city, Kampala is facing the equally mounting problem of pollution, impacting the health of its inhabitants. Pollution occurs in an abundance of forms, roughly categorized into air, water and land pollution. Urban areas suffer greatly from air pollution mainly due to combustion processes. Critical sources of harmful emissions include vehicles, unpaved roads, industry, open waste burning and domestic cooking. This meeting is to bring key players of the various sectors together to share information on the prevalent situation, on the state of current projects and on the prospects, hence identifying opportunities for cooperative synergies.

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

Event Reports

Strengthening the Network of KAS Scholarship Holders and Alumni

Networking Meeting of Current Scholarship Holders and Alumni
For more than a decade the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) has been giving out scholarships for distance learning programmes at the Uganda Martyrs University (UMU) in the fields of Democracy and Development Studies and Local Governance for students from Uganda and South Sudan. The meeting of current scholarship holders and alumni was held to improve the communication between the scholarship holders and KAS as well as building a stronger network among scholarship holder and alumni.

Event Reports

Emerging Leaders Discussing the Post 2015 Era

The Potential of the Sustainable Development Goals for Young People in Uganda
The LéO Africa Forum in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Office of the United Nations Resident Coordinator organised a conference for emerging young leaders. The Emerging Leaders Forum gave youth representatives, CSOs and political and economic stakeholders the opportunity to discuss the role, challenges and potential of young people in the post 2015 era.

Event Reports

Youth Need to Use Their Full Potential, Demand Debaters

Kickoff of a Countrywide Youth Debate Series in Jinja
The University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) invited students and youth leaders from the Eastern Region of Uganda to have a discussion on youth participation in democratic governance. Besides current challenges the youth is facing, the students also talked about possible solutions to fight the identified problems.

Event Reports

Young Leaders Think Tank Second Residential Workshop

Uganda’s Compliance to the EAC Common Market Protocol with Regard to Free Movement of Labour
The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives (Think Tank) discussed the Free Movement of Labour within the EAC during its second residential two days workshop. Members of the Think Tank discussed a draft paper of the EAC-working group and provided deeper research which will be included in the final paper.

Event Reports

Training Workshop for Young Debaters

Kampala Training Kicks Off Regional Youth Debate Initiatives
In a bid to foster spaces for constructive engagement of young women and men in political discourses, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) have launched a youth debates initiative. The platform presents a cross-ideological forum for debating challenges to youth political participation and generating solutions.

Event Reports

Consolidating Democracy and Social Order through Political Coalitions

Prospects and Challenges for „The Democratic Alliance” (TDA)
The University Forum on Governance in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung successfully held a dialogue on the 17th of September 2015 in Makerere University. The dialogue analysed pre-election coalitions in Africa by using examples from other countries as well as the current pre-election coalition in Uganda and their impact on democratic stabilisation. The dialogue combined scientific analysis with political discussions and attracted an audience of around 200 participants.

Event Reports

Stakeholders Demand for More Investment in Tourism

by Maike Messerschmidt

Fourth conference on the sustainable use of oil and gas in Uganda held
On 15th September 2015, KAS in cooperation with the LéO Africa Forum hosted its fourth conference on the sustainable use of oil and gas in Uganda. This year’s conference, just like the one last year, was organized and implemented in cooperation with the LéO Africa Forum. The question that was deliberated on and sparked lively debates was that of mutually beneficial coexistence of the extractive industries sector with other sectors of the society, such as agriculture or tourism.

Event Reports

Women’s Participation in Politics

Grass Roots Citizens Conversation in Apac District
ACFODE and KAS organized grass roots citizens conversations in three Ugandan districts as voter education ahead of the 2016 general elections. Between 9th and 10th September 2015, the conversations took place in Ibuje and Akokoro Sub-Counties in Apac, as well as in Butebo and Kasodo Sub-Counties in Pallisa.

Event Reports

Young Leaders Think Tank Residential Workshop

Young People and their Participation in Agriculture
This year, the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives (Think Tank) is discussing the issues of EAC integration and youth participation in agriculture. During a two day residential workshop, the members of the Think Tank discussed the paper on agriculture in preparation for further engagement with policy makers and subsequent publication.

Event Reports

Strengthening Women's Participation in Politics

Grassroots Citizens Conversation with Citizens and Representatives in Kiboga District
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with Action for Development (ACFODE) invited more than 160 citizens and representatives of Kibiga and Lwamata Sub-Counties in Kiboga District to have a discussion about the participation of women in politics and to popularize the National Women's Manifesto.