Events

Event

PUBLIC DIALOGUE AND LAUNCH OF YOUTH4POLICY COHORT 2

Together with our partners Center for Development Alternatives and the Public Policy Institute we organize the Youth for Policy Programme, an initiative to support young experts in developing public policy alternatives. On 21 March, the Youth4Policy fellows will present their results in a public dialogue and we officially launch the second cohort of Youth4Policy.

Workshop

"Access to Information" - Capacity Building Workshop for Local Government Officials in Lango Sub-Region

In cooperation with Hub for Investigate Media (HIM), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a workshop for elected leaders of the Lango Sub-Region to highlight the importance of releasing information for their citizens to improve good governance and civic participation.

Forum

Dialogue between South-Sudanese refugees and Ugandans

Uganda is pursuing a very progressive refugee management approach. In Lamwo district, refugees from Southern Sudan represent 19.2 percent of the total population. This event aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the situation in the camp and a platform for a constructive dialogue between Ugandans and fugitives.

Expert conference

DataFest 2019

DataFest Kampala is the first annual international data & communications event in East Africa. 250 people from different branches will connect with each other, while discussing issues such as Big Data or Fake News.

Forum

National Universities Debate Competitions

The winners of the four Regional Debate Competitions will now compete against each other in debates on issues such as youth and women empowerment. Competitive debate has shown to be an effective forum for young people to engage in discussions on gender, democracy, good governance and youth participation.

Workshop

Workshop for Young Leaders

This workshop aims at educating young leaders on civil rights and participation. Interactive discussions will create an innovative forum.

Discussion

Smart Technologies for Uganda's Agricultural Sector

The agricultural sector is very important for the future growth of Uganda's economy. Climate change is already threatening this possibility. Therefore, it is needed to discuss the adaptation to climate-smart technologies for the agricultural sector. Experts from the government and the private sector are participating on the panel.

Forum

Unity in Diversity – Intercultural Dialogue for Peace in South Sudan

Together with the Youth Social Advocacy Team (YSAT), which belongs to the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosts an intercultural dialogue to enhance the awareness of the importance of culture and identity-building as a tool for peacebuilding.

Workshop

Capacity-Building for Leaders of the West-Nile District

In cooperation with the Hub for Investigate Media (HIM) the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosts a workshop for 15 leaders of the West-Nile-Region, educating them about civic participation and their obligation to provide information.

Discussion

International Law Fellowship 2019

Together with the Law School and the Law Student Association of Makerere University we are organizing a panel discussion about the issue "The International Law in the African Context"

Radio Programmes in Northern Uganda – SPACE Project

Why we need to prioritise mental health

Audience feedback from radio talk shows in Northern Uganda calls for the need for community capacity-building on mental health and improved health services.

Training of Service User Committee Members in Northern Uganda

Engagement of local services committees in the North - EU SPACE Project

Capacity building of Service User Committees is critical to solving community challenges, empowering citizens to assess and monitor local service delivery. The training therefore aimed at enhancing the capacity of Service User Committees in northern Uganda, on their oversight roles and responsibilities within Local Government accountability and service-delivery.

EU Project in Moroto & Napak

Performance and efficiency of the public sector is a prominent part of the National Development Plan III (NDPIII) towards agenda 2040. In our dialogues, we discussed public resource management approaches implemented by the districts in terms of public money, store property, assets, loans and government investments in the various districts.

Accountability gaps in the North increase pressure to act

Community Engagements in Northern Uganda have ignited discussions with the district leaderships in Northern Uganda. As shortcomings are being discussed, particularly issues of gender-responsiveness surface in the discussions and are met by promises for action.

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.