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

“Access to electricity should be a human right!”

„Uganda‘s GDP is growing, but it is not leading to a structural transformation in society. Most of Uganda‘s citizens are still employed by the agriculture business,“ explained Max Walter, Executive Director of Center for Development Alternatives (CDA) during a press briefing on the Uganda’s economic transformation on October 10th in Kampala.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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64th issue of Arise Magazine “The Refugee Crisis – a Women‘s Rights Issue“ officially launched.

On Friday, 31st of August, the new issue of Arise Magazine was officially launched during a networking reception, organized in partnership with Co-publisher Action for Development (ACFODE). In honor of the topic “The refugee Crisis, a Women’s Edition” representatives of the Office of the Prime Minister as well as ACFODE and different womens’ rights and refugee rights organizations were present to engage in a panel discussion.

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The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

Strategic communication, lobbying and networking are some of the fundamental elements in public policy research. Ideally, without these elements, a well-researched and well-written policy paper will remain meaningless if poorly communicated and to the wrong audience. Because of this, we dedicated our third Policy development seminar to this topic.

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Making the newly signed South Sudanese peace agreement work

7th Aug 2018 marks an historical epoch in South Sudan’s history. Dozens, including warring factions both from government and opposition signed a peace agreement at the Friendship Hall in Khartoum with Presidents Museveni of Uganda and Omar Al Bashir of Sudan as guarantors.

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Making sure the issue becomes the story: problematizing the media coverage of sexual harassment at Makerere University

In the after march of several media reports on sexual harassment in Makerere University, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) together with its partners "Women in Media" and "Kweeta" organized a theme night, discussing sexual harassment and its media coverage in Makerere University and beyond.