Events

Symposium

PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTABILITY DIALOGUE

Bridging the gap between Citizens, Elected Leaders and Technocrates

Often local leaders and citizens do not find spaces to interact thus creating a gap between the leaders and the led. On 15.09.2017, GAIN Uganda will provide a platform for the elected leaders and Technocrats to account to the public in Mbale.

Discussion

#WOMENINMEDIAUG

Media Coverage of sexual violence and exploitation in Ugandan schools

In this roundtable discussion, we will reflect on the general situation of sexual harassment and exploitation of girls in Uganda schools from scholarly and journalistic perspectives.

Discussion

Round Table Discussion

climate finance and how private sector in Uganda can tap into it.

Together with ACTADE, we commissioned a study seeking to contribute to the knowledge base on what climate financing is; where it is; and how private sector can access such financing to implement climate action at scale.

Symposium

SYMPOSIUM ON THE SOUTH SUDAN NATIONAL DIALOGUE

Is a National Dialogue the answer to South Sudan’s Quest for Peace?

The symposium seeks to explore whether the national dialogue initiative can be pursued successfully under the prevailing conditions and whether it can usher in the much needed peace in South Sudan.

Workshop

DNG TRAINING FOR APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS IN BUSOGA SUB REGION

Civic Education for Iganga, Luuka and Mayuge Leaders

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 Busoga sub region. Over 40 leaders from the three districts will participate.

Conversation

INTER-GENERATIONAL DIALOGUE

Harnessing the Demographic Divide to enhance Youth Participation and Gender Equality

The role played by the female youth in shaping the future of Uganda cannot be overemphasized. That is why inter-generational dialogue is key for the two generations to share experience. Our partner ACFODE is happy to facilitate this dialogue.

Expert talk

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REPORT LAUNCH AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Uganda's Refugee Management within the EAC Legal Framework

The key output of the roundtable discussion will be the dissemination of a report that provides a comprehensive analysis of the current refugee situation in East Africa and how the EAC member states can improve their policies and practices.

Discussion

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RESEARCH UPDATES AND REVIEW MEETING

This purpose of this 3 hours meeting is therefore to review the research progress made by the pollution management and the refugee working groups and discuss concrete plans for the upcoming refugee policy roundtable in August 2017.

Congress

National Youth Conference

Mobilizing Youth, Creating Impact

The expected conference outputs include a youth feedback on existing policy frameworks that will be presented to government, a synthesis of accountability issues in the youth sector, a plan of action for fostering impactful youth participation.

Workshop

ENHANCING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION WITH GAIN-UGANDA

Taking Civic Education to the grassroots

Our partner GAIN-Uganda will kick-start there grassroots civic education trainings across the country starting 19th July to 4th August. The participating districts are: Pallisa, Jinja, Soroti, Mbale, Pader, Lira, Masaka, Arua, Mbarara and Kabale.

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.