Events

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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The Revolutionary Impact of Digitalization of the Transport Sector/Industry in Kampala

The Roundtable discussion seeks to provide a forum for to discuss the impacts of digitalizing transport in Kampala as well as to better understand the linkages of digitizing the transport sector to economic development in Uganda.

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MAKING SOUTH SUDAN’S 2018 PEACE DEAL WORK: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

A public dialogue organised by the University Forum on Governance, the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda

The public dialogue will provide an analysis of the agreement and the prospects for it to bring about lasting peace in South Sudan. The discussion will focus on the contents, applicability and how the agreement can be better implemented.

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YOUTH4POLICY SEMINAR 3

Policy Advocacy, Strategic Communication and Lobbying

As the Youth4policy fellows conclude their research and writing their policy briefs, it is important for them to figure out the best way to advocate, communicate and lobby strategically. Happy to walk this journey with our partners - CDA

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PUBLIC DIALOGUE

HOW MEDIA COVERS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN UGANDA

The purpose of this dialogue is to supplement on the already on-going global debate about the need to continue pushing for sexual harassment free environments

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CIVIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION

The meeting is meant to bringing conflicting communities at one of the largest refugees camps in Uganda and foster a spirit of cooperation, partnership and solidarity among themselves.

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GAIN UGANDA GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION RESUMES

ENHANCING CITIZENS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Our partner GAIN Uganda resumes the grassroots civic education programme this week until the end of August. The Trainings are aimed at enhancing grassroots civic participation in Uganda. 13 districts across Uganda will participate in this phase.

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GAIN UGANDA GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION RESUMES

ENHANCING GRASSROOTS CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN UGANDA

In a bid to enhance the grassroots civic engagement, our Partner GAIN Uganda resumed their trainings for local leaders, opinion leaders as well as youth and women leaders at the grassroots level. 13 districts will participate until end of August

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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.

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.