Events

Seminar

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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

Symposium

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.

Seminar

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.

Workshop

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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.

Event

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.

Discussion

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

Workshop

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT SEMINAR IN KABALE DISTRICT

Training on Political Economy Analysis, Advocacy, Political and Social Mobilization

The POLA-LAB trainings aim to build a new breed of leadership with better understanding of development challenges, able to mobilize and advocate for interests of their constituencies.

Congress

KABAKE@15: CELEBRATING 15YEARS OF COMMUNITY RADIO

REFLECTIONS ON RECOVERY IN NORTHERN UGANDA

To commemorate Kabake’s 15years of impactful community radio, a half day public dialogue will take place at the town hall in Gulu town. The commemoration will provide a unique platform to discuss Northern Uganda’s recovery and reconstruction journey.

Discussion

PUBLIC DIALOGUE

THE CASE FOR WOMEN'S INCLUSION IN SOUTH SUDAN'S PEACE PROCESSES

The dialogue aims to bring together 100 participants, most of whom South Sudanese women to reflect and establish networks and cooperation that will allow them play active roles in the civil society and in politics of South Sudan.

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.