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Seminar

Youth4Policy Migration Fellowship

Introduction to Migration and Forced Displacement.

Youth4Policy is an initiative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung aimed at empowering the next generation of policy experts to meaningfully contribute to policy analysis and public debates. Youth4Policy serves as a capacity development lab for youth leaders from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds such as academia, civil society, and public service with a motivation to research and analyze specific policy questions from a youth perspective. Particularly for the next five years, the fellowship program shall attract young researchers who are interested to study and explore pertinent policy questions around migration and forced displacement issues in Uganda and South Sudan.

Exhibition

An Innovation Fireplace that brought together Ugandan startups and German politicians

Ugandan Startup Ecosystem

On 14th of June, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS), together with Media Challenge Initiative (MCI), hosted the Innovation Fireplace: A Panel discussion and exhibition of the Ugandan Startup Ecosystem at MCI Media Hub. More than 30 startup innovators met with a delegation of German Members of Parliament to discuss startup investment, political economy, ease of doing business and to showcase their innovations. The discussion focused on the prospects of Uganda's younger generation for investment and innovation to promote entrepreneurship and employment. Afterwards, the German delegates visited the various exhibition booths and talked to leading young innovators.

Exhibition

Games and Politics

Interactive Exhibition

Games and Politics is a touring exhibition by Goethe Institut that has been travelling around the globe, last stop was Addis Ababa in Ethopia. This year’s edition is being hosted in Kampala (March - May) in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda and South Sudan and the Design Hub Kampala. It is based on the exhibition Global Games by the ZKM (Zentrum für Kunst und Medien) in Karlsruhe, Germany, and focuses explicitly on political games created since 2004.

Live stream

2021 Social Media Conference

The Uganda Social Media Conference

We are delighted to announce the 6th Edition of its flagship convening “The Uganda Social Media Conference”. The conference which brings together key stakeholders from government, civil society, academia, and the media for an exchange on the state and impact of social media on society is set to be held virtually in August 2021 on 25th – 26th, at Kampala Sheraton Hotel.

Event

Remembering the construction of the Berlin Wall 60 years ago!

An Event to commemorate the rise & fall of the Berlin Wall.

Together with Goethe Zentrum Kampala (GZK), we are planning to remember the construction of the Berlin Wall, 60 years ago with an ONLINE event under the theme; ‘The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall’. This will take place on 13th August 2021. Visit our social media pages for more updates on the event.

Workshop

Service User Committee Training - Lira /Gulu /Amuria /Napak

Service delivery in Northern Uganda

Forum

Community Engagement Platform - Amuria #7

Community Participation in Northern Uganda

Forum

District Dialogue - Amuria #3

Public Resources Management in Amuria district

Forum

Community Engagement Platform - Amuria #6

Community Participation in Northern Uganda

Forum

Community Engagement Platform - Lira #7

Community Participation in Northern Uganda

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LOCAL LEADERS IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM

A multiparty system, like the Ugandan, requires the willingness to work together, all persons involved on all levels. The DNG-workshop in Kapchorwa on the 31st May and 1st transported this important rule for a functional democracy to appointed and elected leaders.

Ugandan government partners with KAS and GAIN-Uganda in civic education

Scalling up Civic Education in Uganda

With a great party in the KAS gardens, the DEMOCRACY WORKBOOK for civic education in Uganda was launched on Friday, 26th of May 2017. The second edition of the book is released by GAIN, KAS and the Ministry of Information, Communications Technology and National Guidance.

The search for answers to the employment challenge in Uganda reframes the debate

The 3E's Reality Check Conference 2017

Following the release of the 9th Edition of the Reality Check Report, which focuses on the issues of Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda, the debate on employment takes a rather different yet more analytical course. During a three-day conference to discuss the report, the focus on youth (un) employment changed from victimising the unemployed to problematising the labour market.

Civil society organisations representing citizens in bargaining a social contract with the state.

The challenges facing young people in Uganda are enormous and the actors working to do something about them are diverse. But even with all these efforts, policy outcomes are yet to reflect and effect the interests of the youth. Therefore, without proper coordination, there are significant risks of duplication, limited prospects for sustainability and failure to impact on the public policy environment.

Catalyzing Clean Energy Access in Uganda with Climate Financing – A Roundtable discussion

How can the private sector be mobilized to financing in clean energy in Uganda? 25 experts with different backgrounds including energy, finance, climate change and communication discussed about Climate Financing in Uganda and other key-questions concerning energy access in round table in Kampala on the 3th of May.

SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY - A PROMISING MODEL FOR UGANDA’S ACCELLERATED DEVELOPMENT?

KAS-Scholarship Forum 2017

The KAS Scholars meet annually at a fora where the discuss topics that are relevant to their study and related to the areas where KAS works. On the 28th, the KAS fellows discussed the relevance of Social Market Economy to the Ugandan development trajectory making recommendations to improve the Ugandan economic models.

ADVANCING SOCIAL MEDIA AS A TOOL FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE

In order to promote the effective use of social media by for civic engagement Centre for Media Literacy and Community Development (CEMCOD) was implementing a workshop with local government leaders in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Lira.

Western Regional Youth Debate

Is it the lack of necessary skills to utilise the political space provided by the political parties or the institutional frameworks within the political parties and the broader multiparty institutional framework that is refraining the youth from effectively participate within party politics?

BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE

Reality Check Conference-Employment, Entreprenuership and Education in Uganda

The conference on employment, entrepreneurship, and education will explore how decent employment at scale can be achieved in Uganda. Employment at scale is when an economy gets a significant number of its labour force into gainful employment. The discourse will examine the relationship between education, entrepreneurship, and employment. It will also address questions of employment politics particularly how governance and accountability impacts on decent employment in Uganda.

Prevention of Extremism in a Diverse Society – the Role of State and Religion

The prevention of extremism was discussed in a high level round table discussion organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on Thursday 6th April 2017, with the intention to initiate dialogue series on effective ways to counter the radicalization of the Society. Special focus was put on the role of the state and religion.