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.

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.


Annual KAS-UMU Scholarship Forum

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


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.


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

All agricultural products to be certified by a quality mark in 2019 - UNBS

Agricultural products are the most standardized goods in the world. Although 80% of Uganda‘s exports are agricultural products, most of Ugandans are unaware of agricultural standardization policies.

Event Reports

Standards einhalten, Qualität sichern, Leben retten!

Landwirtschaftliche Produkte sind die am meisten standardisierten Güter der Welt. Obwohl 80% der ugandischen Exporte aus der Landwirtschaft stammen, kennen die meisten Ugander die gängigen landwirtschaftlichen Standards nicht.

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“What is another name for decentralization? Local government.”

“There are not many countries that are as strong as Uganda when it comes to Decentralization. But it's not only about quantity but about quality. There are still some obstacles like lacking capacity to implement decentralization. Let use this conference to improve." said KAS Country Director Mathias Kamp during the ULGA National Dialogue on Decentralization held between 16th until the 18th September in Kampala.

Event Reports

Geld ist keine absolute Ressource für die politische Mobilisierung

Am vergangenen Wochenende brachte die vierte Ausgabe unserer “Political Leadershio Advanvement Project“ (PoLA-LAB) 27 junge Führungspersonen zusammen. PoLA-LAB ist ein Trainingsprogramm für junge politische oder kommunale Führungspersonen. Das Programm bezieht sich überwiegend auf Lobbyarbeit, politische und ökonomische Analysen und soziale Mobilisierung.

Event Reports

Money isn’t an absolute resource for political mobilization

The fourth edition of the Political Leadership Advancement project (PoLA-LAB) brought together 27 youth leaders in the central Uganda district of Mityana. PoLA-LAB is a mentoring program for political and community leaders that provides a training in advocacy, political economy analysis and social mobilization.

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A great rolemodel for policy makers

For the third time, the annual Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) Football Challenge encouraged youth teams of eight political parties to engage with each other through sports. The annual tournament aims at promoting a spirit of peaceful co-existence and reducing violent political participation which is common among the youth.

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Jugendgruppen dienen Politprofis als Vorbild

Wie können Spannungen zwischen Jugendlichen ohne Gewalt ausgetragen werden? Das alljährliche IYOP-Fußballturnier zeigt, wie es geht. Jugendliche aus acht verschiedenen Parteien trafen auf dem Fußballfeld zusammen und lösten ihre Konflikte durch Sportgeist. In einem spannenden Spiel gegen DP holte UPC den Pokal nach Hause!

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"Kultur ist das Einzige was uns davon abhält, uns gegenseitig zu töten!"

Im Südsudan wird die kulturelle Vielfalt oft als eines der Hauptprobleme im andauernden Bürgerkrieg identifiziert. Kultur ist jedoch auch eines der am meisten unterschätzten sozialen Werkzeuge zur Konfliktlösung. Aus diesem Grund kamen Mitglieder verschiedener südsudanesischer Gruppen in Kampala zusammen, um über die positive Rolle der kulturellen Vielfalt im Südsudan zu sprechen.

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South Sudanese advised to practice inter-tribal marriages

In South Sudan, cultural diversity is often identified as one of the main problems in the ongoing civil war. Yet, culture is also one of the most underestimated social tools in conflict resolution. Because of this, members of different South Sudanese groups came together in Kampala to talk about the positive role of cultural diversity in South Sudan and how to use it to make the freshly signed Khartoum Declaration work.

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64. Thema des Arise Magazine „Die Flüchtlingskrise- eine Frauen- Ausgabe“ wurde offiziell veröffentlich

Am 31. August hat die KAS zusammen mit dem Mitherausgeber Action vor Development (ACFODE), während eines gemeinsamen Networking-Empfangs, in das neue Thema ihres Arise Magazins eingeführt. Zu Ehren des Themas "Die Flüchtlingskrise- eine Frauen Ausgabe" waren Vertreter des Amtes des Premierministers, sowie des ACFODE und verschiedener Frauenrechts- und Flüchtlingsrechtsorganisationen eingeladen, um an einer Podiumsdiskussion teilzunehmen.