Events

Workshop

Workshop: Dissemination of the R-ARCSS

Promoting the Understanding of the Revitalized Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan

The objective of this workshop is to contribute to the understanding of the R-ARCSS. With our partner NoSSCOU, the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda, we will bring together 60 South Sudanese refugees in Uganda.

Symposium

THE EAST AFRICAN DIGITALISATION FORUM

PREPARING FOR THE 4TH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

As the fourth industrial revolution sets in, How prepared are we to embrace it or take advantage of it? Do we have the necessary infrastructure for this? Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda will participate in this forum organised in partnership with MoICT&NG

Symposium

ANNUAL KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI FORUM

ALUMNI AND SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS NETWORKING DINNER

With a growing number of scholarship holders and alumni of the KAS-UMU scholarship programme, each year we provide a unique networking opportunity for the scholars from Uganda and South Sudan. We aim to build a strong and active alumni network.

Symposium

KAMPALA GEOPOLITICS CONFERENCE

The Kampala Geopolitics Conference is a two-day public event about world geopolitics inspired by the “Geopolitics of Nantes” in France. The conference creates an interactive platform for dialogue and free exchange of ideas about geopolitics.

Seminar

PROMOTING CONSTITUTIONALISM IN UGANDA

WORKING TOGETHER IN A MULTIPARTY DISPENSATION

The Directorate for National Guidance will conduct a training for elected and appointed leaders aimed at harmonising the difference between the two sets of leaders in a multiparty system. Target group is RDCs,Technical staff anddistrict councilors

Discussion

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MEDIA CHALLENGE ALUMNI DINNER

Opportunities for Young & Promising Journalists in Uganda

The alumni reunion dinner will bring together our pool of past fellows and experienced journalists and other media industry professionals for a night of networking and talks about opportunities for young journalists in the media.

Conversation

NoSSCOU PUBLIC DIALOGUE

CRITICAL REFLECTIONS ON THE ROLE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN SOUTH SUDAN

The overall objective of the public dialogue is to contribute towards the nurturing and development of a stable democratic apparatus in South Sudan based on transparency, rule of law and respect of human rights among other democratic values.

Discussion

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

ENSURING QUALITY STANDARDS FOR UGANDA'S AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS

The objective of the roundtable discussion is to raise awareness about the relevance of food and agriculture standards in accessing profitable markets.

Workshop

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Political Leadership Training

The fourth edition of PoLA-LAB brought 27 young leader together. PoLA-LAB is a program for political and community leaders that provides a training in advocacy, political economy analysis and social mobilization.

Event

Interparty Youth Platform Football Challenge

YOUTH AS KEY STAKEHOLDERS IN PEACE BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF UGANDA

On Saturday the 22nd of September, the cross-party IYOP football tournament will take place for the third time, again supported by KAS and IRI.

Looking back on three successful citizen webinars:

During COVID-19, joining hands with governmental efforts is paramount

After the conclusion of three successful webinars, KAS looks back on a series of events that have contributed to raising greater awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic.

Launch of the KAS EU Project: SPACE

Strengthening Performance and Accountability through Community Engagement

Welcomed all participants to our launch of SPACE-an EU funded project in partnership with the government of Uganda through the Development initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU)

“You need to market yourself as youth leaders” – Prof. Yasin Olum

From 04th to 06th March 2020 we organized together with the National Youth Council (NYC) a Training of Youth Leaders from Ankole Sub Region in Mbarara

“We should be more concerned about air pollution in Kampala” - Deo Okure

Roundtable Discussion about the Status and Costs of Kampalas Polluted Air

Together with ACTADE, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda hosted a roundtable discussion on air pollution in Kampala as the first event of the Platform for Uganda Green Growth (PLUG).

Launching a Platform for Political Leadership Advancement for South Sudanese Youth

During the inaugural workshop held in Juba on 13th & 14th of February 2020, the political leadership advancement training brought together 30 youth who have demonstrated leadership potentials through previous volunteer engagements and professional work and are interested in furthering their leadership skills and political competencies which will allow them to actively take part in political leadership and civic processes.

Promoting good governance in a multiparty system at the district level     

Together with the Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) we hosted a two days training for district leaders in Lira in order to promote political pluralism and stronger collaboration among the appointed and elected leaders at the local government level.

“Your networks are your net-worth” - Barbara Kasekende

Change requires ideas and ideas demand people who think and approach them. The Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, LéO Africa Institute and Stanbic Bank are therefore bringing together young and aspiring thinkers of a new generation. Already in its third year, the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) brings together over 30 change makers in various fields to reflect and learn more about servant leadership and why it is a key ingredient for addressing the 21st century leadership and development challenges. From 7th to 9th February 2020, we welcomed 21 fellows of the third cohort to their graduation seminar.

Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"

After the presentation of the report findings, researchers and guests alike joined a compelling discussion on the role of civil society in the Ugandan context.

Nurturing a New Breed of Constructive Politicians in Masaka District

We welcomed 25 young participants from Masaka District for the one-day training. During the workshop, we focused on political economy analysis, effective advocay strategies, the importance of civic engagement and how to deal with its challenges.