Events

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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

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.

Musings on Emigration in Uganda at the Kampala Geopolitics Conference

Emigration in Uganda

One of the topics that were discussed at the 2022 Kampala Geopolitics Conference focused on understanding the emigration trends in Uganda. It was moderated by Ojok Okello, the founder of Okere City. He was joined by: Frank Nuwagaba, a Migration Officer at the Uganda Ministry of Internal Affairs; Agnes Igoye, a migration expert from IGAD; Barbara Maureen, an investigative journalist at the African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ); and Mutyaba Michael, a scholar, and researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

“We Know Better How to Tackle Cattle Rustling” - Abim Residents

Grassroots Migration Agenda

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and ADYOFU, KAS on Thursday 21st October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda meeting with the Ethur, the residents of the Abim district located in the Karamoja sub-region to discuss how to tackle cattle rustling, a vice that has riddled progress in the sub-region for decades.

The Portrait of Migration in the Northern Uganda City of Lira

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and the Lira NGO Forum, KAS on Friday 22nd October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda.

However one sees it, the migration portrait in Lira City is a mixed one, punctuated with many challenges as well as opportunities. How to widen the base for opportunities and shrink the challenges is a question local politicians and communities have to answer! 

Self-Settled Urban Refugees in Kampala and Labor Market Dynamics

On 06th October 2022 at the MCI Media Hub, we convened a discussion together with the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) to explore pathways and opportunities towards integrating urban refugees and migrants into Uganda’s labor market.

The event attracted 28 participants that included urban refugees and migrants (main participants), academia, International agencies, civil society (working with migrants and refugees), and the private sector. Organizations and companies that attended included Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS), IOM, Refugee Law Project, Refugee Talent Group, Vision Fund, Opportunity Bank, Young African Refugees for Integrated Development (YARID), International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), among others.

Okere Summit for Sustainable Development

Reimagining Rural Futures

The inaugural Okere Summit for Sustainable Development was organized from 26th-29th May 2022, in Okere City, Otuke district. This flagship summit centered on the theme: “Reimagining Rural Futures in Africa”.

Youth4Policy (Y4P) Migration Fellowship Programme.

A report on the first seminar session for the Youth4Policy, migration fellowship that convened under the theme; Introduction to Migration and Forced Displacement.

A woman's place at the table!

Women's rights are human rights too. What more can you and I do to foster gender parity?

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.