Events

Africa Rising!

Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects for Sustainable Economic Transformation

In a public lecture organised by the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) on 16 April 2014, Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute, reflected on the chances of and challenges for economic transformation in Uganda. The lecture was followed by a panel discussion with representatives of academia, civil society, and politics. All panellists agreed that Uganda has the potential for economic transformation, but that the necessary economic and institutional framework for this was not in place.

Capacity Enhancement Sessions for Women Councillors in Pallisa District

Between 11 and 13 March 2014 Action for Development (ACFODE), a Ugandan women's rights organisation, held a highly successful workshop for female councillors in Pallisa District in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The aim of the workshop was to equip the female participants with the tools they need in order to successfully champion the interests of their constituents generally and those of women particularly.

Nachwuchspolitiker und Wissenschaftler aus Uganda zu Gast in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Inlandsprogramme der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung halten sich diese Woche Nachwuchspolitiker und Wissenschaftler aus Uganda in Berlin auf. Organisiert wurde das Besucherprogramm vom Team Inlandsprogramme.

Gute Regierungsführung als entscheidendes Kriterium für effiziente Ressourcen-Nutzung und Entwicklung

John A. Kufuor in Uganda

Auf Einladung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung und der Makerere Universität kam der ehemalige Ghanaische Präsident S.E. John Agyekum Kufuor nach Kampala, um auf die Bedeutung von Guter Regierungsführung für nachhaltiges Wachstum und Entwicklung aufmerksam zu machen.

GOOD GOVERNANCE IS CENTRAL TO EFFECTIVE RESOURCE UTILISATION AND DEVELOPMENT – JOHN KUFOUR

Former Ghanaian President H.E. John Agyekum Kufour has underscored the centrality of good governance for Africa to avoid the so-called natural resource curse. He was delivering a public lecture at Makerere University on the invitation of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Makerere University.

Launch of the Uganda Media Review Journal Vol. 3

Theme: “Struggling for media space through the decades”

UMDF Launches Third Edition of the Uganda Media Review Journal

EU Diplomats and Ugandan Leaders Discuss Public Sector Accountability

A high-level panel of EU ambassadors, Ugandan politicians and civil society actors has underscored the importance of a well functioning public sector which is accountable to citizens as a pre-requisite for achieving development and a just society. They, however, observed that for the case of Uganda public sector accountability is presently far from working frictionless and is mostly disturbed by pervasive corruption. This was the outcome of an intellectual discourse organised by KAS and ACFODE on the occasion of the Europe Day 2013.

Public Dialogue on the Role of State Institutions in a Democracy

A panel of high ranking experts from politics and the academia have underscored the importance of strong and clearly mandated state institutions to democratic development. They, however, noted that such institutions are presently lacking in Uganda. This was a consensus reached at the KAS supported dialogue organised by Makerere University Convocation (MUC), February 12, 2013.

Leadership Development Project Launched

Festive event for the launch of the DGF sponsored project "Leaders for Today and Tomorrow"

In Uganda the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is working through a cross-party forum of young politicians to implement a leadership and dialogue programme. The project dubbed ‘Leaders for Today and Tomorrow’ was launched on November 30, 2012 during a festive occasion at the KAS Office premises in Kampala.

KAS and UMDF Launch Study on Independence of the Media in Uganda

KAS und UMDF präsentieren Studie im Rahmen der Reihe "Reality Check"

With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) has launched a study under the title "Revisiting the Media Freedom Debate at Uganda's Independence Golden Jubilee" at a public dialogue in Kampala.