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Seminar

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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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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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

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.

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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.

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.

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.