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Workshop

PoLA LAB

The political Leadership Advancement Lab - Youth Leadership Training

Together with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG), we organize the political Leadership Advancement Lab (POLA-Lab) which aims at mentoring a new breed of more effective and reflective leaders with skills to deal with the contemporary development challenges.

Workshop

Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) Workshop - Training of elected leaders in promoting good governance

Together with the Directorate of National Guidance we train elected and appointed leaders on key topics that are geared towards fostering togetherness and ensuring that district councils work effectively in a multiparty system at the district level.

Study and Information Program

MEDIA CHALLENGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

In cooperation with the Media Challenge Initiative we give students the opportunity to learn relevant journalistic and especially digital skills, so that they are well prepared for a career in media. The students will not only learn practical methods, but will also attend discussions about the importance of quality journalism for democratization and development.

Seminar

The Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) Fellowship Graduation Seminar

This third seminar of YELP, an initiative of the LéO Africa Institute, is guided by the slogan "Living your Legacy" and focuses on moving beyond the “self”- from achieving and managing personal success to achieving significance in society.

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.

Expert conference

Kampala Geopolitik Konferenz

Die „Kampala Geopolitics Conference“ ist eine zweitägige öffentliche Veranstaltung die sich mit geopolitischen Problemstellungen in der globalisierten Welt beschäftigt.

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

EU Project in Moroto

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.

“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