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Discussion

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.

Seminar

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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.

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.

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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.

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.