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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

Through this project, we seek to engage and train local government leaders in the effective use of social mediato improving good governance, transparency in the management of public affairs, citizen engagement and delivery of social services.

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JOURNALISTS TRAINING

CONFLICT SENSITIVE REPORTING

The training is targeting 20 journalists who are part of the cross-border network. The training is meant to enable them to remain professional media workers as they report about the conflict in South Sudan and the ongoing peace negotiation processes.

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YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS SEMINAR

Cultivating Servant Leadership

This is the second seminar for 35 young leaders who are part of the Young and Emerging Leaders Fellowship Programme.

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Youth4Policy: Policy Development Seminar 2

Developing Policy for change

Youth4Policy will have its 2nd policy development seminar on 30th June 2018. The seminars aim to equip the fellows with skills to conduct policy research. This seminar will focus on writing skills and the different policy dissemination formats

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UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE 2018

DEMOCRACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL (DIS) INFORMATION

The conference will focus on digital rather disinformation and how it shapes public perceptions, opinions, behaviors and its impact on political processes and democratic consolidation.

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INTER-PARTY YOUTH PLATFORM (IYOP)

Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Parties in Uganda

The training will tackle ways in which young women can take advantage of the existing opportunities in political parties, local government level and at the national level to participate in leadership and profile them.

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WORKSHOP TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN NORTHERN UGANDA

ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 AND REGULATIONS 2011

This engagement will enable journalists to generate knowledge, application and usage of the law as the vital channel to ensure that the government remains accountable to the public through disclosing information on request and proactively.

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Harnessing Digitalization for the development of Agricultural value chains in Uganda

The Event aims at facilitating a policy dialogue between practitioners in agriculture value chains andrelevant policy makers that will pave way for formulation of betterpolicies that support agricultural development through innovations in ICT.

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PUBLIC DIALOGUE: CREATIVE ARTS AND PEACE PROMOTION IN SOUTH SUDAN

This dialogue is aimed at initiating new methods of advocacy for peace and reconciliation among the youths to create social cohesion among the different south Sudanese communities in Uganda since they are the key agents to restore peace.

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ANNUAL KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI FORUM

Making Meaning of Democracy, Authoritarianism and Hybrid Regimes in Africa

The KAS-UMU scholarship holders forum has continued to grow with the increasing number of scholars joining the program. We are happy to facilitate periodical engagements for the scholars to discuss contemporary issues affecting their countries

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.