Events

Discussion

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY ANALYSIS OF YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN UGANDA

The discussion is meant to identify the political economy drivers that support or obstruct positive change leading to the attainment of effective youth participation while examining the interests, incentives and decision logic of these change drivers

Discussion

SOUTH SUDANESE CSOs ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON THE UPCOMING SECOND IGAD HLRF

CSOs will in the roundtable develop a communiqué and position proposals on both governance structures and security sector reform to inform and influencing the outcome of IGAD high level revitalization forum.

Workshop

YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS GRADUATION SEMINAR

Living Your Legacy

At the heart of what we want participants to achieve from this seminar is to connect their ideas and visions to individual action and to embrace the concept of servant leadership: the idea of submitting one’s self to the betterment of society.

Event

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2017 Media Challenge Awards

#MediaAwardsUG

A special occasion to recognize and award best Ugandan upcoming journalist and those who have excelled in the field over the past years.

Discussion

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THE ROLE OF CIVIL SOCIETY IN ACHIEVING DURABLE PEACE AND RECONCILIATION IN SOUTH SUDAN

This roundtable discussion aims to bring together civil society actors from a range of groups to discuss and reflect avenues for reconciliation and peace in South Sudan. Furthermore, the roundtable aims to build networks among CSOs.

Discussion

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#WomenInMediaUG Dec2017 Session

Taking Stock of Women’s Constructive Engagement in the Media

The purpose of this dialogue - the fourth to be held - is to supplement on the already on-going debate and to continue the conversations that often arise in response from media decision makers

Discussion

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THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN UGANDA

The discussion seeks to provide a platform for discussion where experts on environmental management can exchange their ideas on how to make policies and enforce the implementation of best practices surrounding sustainable management of solid waste.

Symposium

PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM

Energy for Green growth – scaling up off-grid and energy efficient solutions

This meeting is aimed at raising awareness of, and building momentum for action towards energy for green growth in Uganda, with a focus on options for energy efficiency, renewable and clean energy.

Congress

2017 Media Challenge Expo

Defining the role of Women in Media

The Expo is a 3 day media exhibition bringing the Ugandan media fraternity together to celebrate excellence in media in Uganda and provide opportunities for media students to engage with professionals in the field.

Discussion

#YouthinPoliticsUG

Reflections on youth participation in party politics in Uganda

The roundtable discussion aims to reflect on the participation of youth within political parties and chat ways of enhancing it.

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.