Events

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.

Expert talk

Economic Policy Roundtable

In a meeting with the Ministry of Finance, KAS and CDA will present the outcomes of the first research paper of the "Economic Policy Paper Series". The paper looks into catalysing SME growth.

Forum

Annual KAS-UMU Scholarship Forum

KAS-UMU scholarship holders and alumni are getting together for their annual scholarship forum.

Congress

The Kampala Geopolitics Conference - 2nd edition

The conference will feature 18 panels and will attract thousands of participants from Uganda and beyond. The targeted audience is the general public with special focus on students, academia, representatives from civil society and media, political decision-makers and the diplomatic community.

Workshop

Youth4Policy Final Writing Workshop

Fellows of the Youth4Policy programme are meeting to finalise their writing products for submission of their research-based policy briefs.

Expert conference

The Age of Digital Interdependence

KAS in partnership with the Ministry of ICT is conducting a multi-stakeholder forum on the report of the UN Secretary-General's high level panel on Digital Cooperation

Event Reports

Six Years of Multiparty System - What Is the State of Multiparty Democracy in Uganda?

Public Dialogue organized by the Makerere University Convocation
The Makerere University Convocation (MUC) held another public dialogue in its monthly series of events dealing with issues pertinent to democratic governance and development in Uganda. MUC had invited four Members of the Ugandan Parliament to discuss the state of the Multiparty System in Uganda with students and the interested public.

Event Reports

Employment Policies for Uganda: Young Leaders' Perspectives

Public Dialogue organised by the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives
The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives which was initiated by KAS in February 2011 has held its first public dialogue. The Think Tank presented a paper on the topic of youth unemployment which outlines policy recommendations from the perspective of the young generation. The paper was discussed by a panel of politicians, scientists and entrepreneurs.

Event Reports

Memorial Dialogue for Uganda’s first Prime Minister – Benedicto Kiwanuka

Foundation for African Development (FAD) has held a memorial dialogue for the late Ben Kiwanuka, the founding president of the Democratic Party and Uganda’s first Prime minister. This took place on September 28th at Hotel African in Kampala.

Event Reports

Training workshop for District Political Party Leaders in Arua District from 12th-13th September 2011

STRENGTHENING CAPACITY OF POLITICAL PARTY LEADERS
Foundation for African Development (FAD) designed a training program on strengthening the capacity of political party leaders on methods of communication and institutionalising ethical standards with the aim of enabling the newly elected District Political party leaders to improve on methods of communication and promote openness, accountability and accessibility.

Event Reports

Strategy Meeting for 2012

by Julia Madeleine Remy

WORKSHOP OF KAS UGANDA AND PARTNERS
A strategy meeting, organised by KAS Uganda, took place in order to plan for 2012. The future cooperation with the partners and current challenges of the cooperation were discussed.

Event Reports

Training Workshop for Journalists

by Felix Peter Dinnessen

Reporting on Corruption: Bracing Journalists to Fight Corruption in Uganda
Uganda is one of the countries where the impact of corruption causes considerable political instability and furthermore represents a hindrance for social and economic development. In order to achieve improvements in transparency and accountability as well as curbing corruption, journalism needs professional journalists capable of understanding transparency and governance issues through conceptual frameworks and tools.

Event Reports

Think Tank Members Meet Deputy Speaker of Parliament

by Yusuf Kiranda

Members of the KAS supported Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives have held a meeting with the Deputy Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament, Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah. They presented to him several policy alternatives for promoting youth employment in Uganda.

Event Reports

KAS-supported Civic Education Programme started in South Sudan

by Mathias Kamp

New Cooperation with the Salesians of Don Bosco
A workshop in Maridi for youth and women marked the beginning of a new civic education programme that KAS is implementing in South Sudan in collaboration with a new partner, the Salesians of Don Bosco.

Event Reports

Trends, Challenges and Prospects of Deepening Democracy at the Local Level

Mbale District Local Governance Actors Discuss Trends and Challenges to Democratisation
Civil society, political party activists and local government leaders in Mbale district emphasised the need to continue a dialogue on issues of democracy and development. This consensus was reached during dialogue at Masaba Hilltop hotel facilitated by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, July 21, 2011.

Event Reports

Economic Growth and Equity

Social Market Economy as an Alternative Approach to Poverty Reduction?
At a public dialogue organised by Makerere University Convocation (MUC) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) leading representatives from the academic as well as the political sphere discussed whether the concept of Social Market Economy could represent an alternative approach to ensure inclusive growth and poverty reduction in Uganda. They largely agreed that a mixture of free market and the creation of a social balance through state intervention in cases of market failure is the way forward.