Events

Symposium

“OPEN DOORS” PUBLIC DIALOGUE

ARE REFUGEES ECONOMIC ACTORS OR A BURDEN TO HOST COUNTRIES?

Uganda's generous refugee management approach treats refugees almost as its own citizens. Does this pose economic burden or opportunities? The symposium discusses this question borrowing from both the Ugandan and Franco-German contexts.

Event

THE 2ND INTERPARTY YOUTH PLATFORM SOCCER CHALLENGE

TOGETHER FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

The Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) will compete in the 2nd soccer challenge where fair-play is expected. The tournament is intended to foster unity among youth from different political parties as they contribute peacefully to Uganda's development

Workshop

APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS ON WORKING TOGETHER IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM

DNG TO TRAIN LEADERS FROM KATAKWI, AMURIA AND SOROTI DISTRICTS

Continuing with our training series for appointed and elected leaders together with our partner Directorate for National Guidance, we are happy to extend the trainings to Teso sub region. Over 40 leaders from Katakwi, Amuria & Soroti will participate

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UGANDA DATA CLUB SESSION

Understanding the Data Scene in Uganda

Data is the new oil. With the rise in importance of data globally, Uganda too must be on the forefront in how we collect, analyze, visualize & disseminate data. This discussion is meant to leverage this potential to promote a culture of data use.

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TRAINING AND ORIENTATION FOR FEMALE YOUTH LEADERS IN EASTERN UGANDA

Female Youth representatives to get training on leadership

In a bid to empower women leaders in Uganda, the National Youth Council will facilitate another training fro Female youth Leaders in eastern Uganda. This is aimed at empowering them to become effective leaders. KAS is happy to support this initiative

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KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI NETWORKING MEETING

Building Transformative Leaders for Institutional and Organisational Change

KAS is keen on supporting seasoned and promising leaders in furthering their education. The scholarship targets Students from Uganda and South Sudan. The programme has produced influential leaders in both countries who will meet to network.

Discussion

ACADEMIC ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Is Uganda undertaking the appropriate initiative in adapting and building resilience to climate change?

The discussion will focus on initiatives undertaken by Uganda to mitigate the impact of climate change on the productivity and livelihoods of the population.

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GAIN NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Review of the Civic Education Project

GAIN Uganda is happy to make a contribution towards increasing civic Engagement of the citizens through conducting grassroots trainings accross the Country as well as to support the Review process in order to improve on strategy and coverage.

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REGIONAL DEBATE SERIES - NORTHERN UGANDA

Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?

The regional debate is organised to explore the extent to which political parties are providing space for the youth to participate meaningfully in their political parties and national politics.

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ORIENTATION MEETING FOR FEMALE YOUTH COUNCILLORS

National Youth Council to orient female councillors in Western Uganda

Our partner National Youth Council will in September 2017 engage female youth councilors in the western region of Uganda. over 30 female youth leaders will benefit from the training that is aimed at equipping them with essential leadership skills.

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.