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Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives Strategy workshop

Wider and better audience engagement

With some years of engaging in policy work and having gained some experience in policy work, the Think Tank intends to reach out to a wider audience in a more interactive manner. This Workshop will explore enriching strategies for better engagement.


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Training for appointed and elected leaders in promoting good governance in Shema, Mitoma and Bushenyi

The Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) will resume their training series for appointed and elected leaders geared towards improving the leaders' appreciation of pluralism aimed at improved service delivery for Mitoma, Shema and Bushenyi.


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The Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP)Fellowship

Cultivating Servant Leadership

At the heart of what we want participants to achieve from this seminar is to connect their ideas and visions to individual action on community advancement, and to embrace the concept of servant leadership.


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Mentoring and Coaching for Apac and Pallisa Women caucuses

Enhancing the effectiveness of caucuses at the local level

Our partner Action for Development in a bid to increase the effectiveness of women's leaders participation in their respective spaces, will conduct mentoring and coaching sessions for female councilors in Apac and Pallisa


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Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda

Training local government leaders in the effective use of social media for civic engagement will enhance their use of new media platforms for communication and hence promote accountability of duty bearers to local community concerns.



Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?

The focus of the discussion seeks to interrogate meaningful youth engagement in democratic governance in Uganda.


Think Tank Roundtable on Migration and Refugees

Harmonising the refugee policy for East African Community

The Think Tank Working Group on Refugees will on the 29th Nov 2016 share their draft policy paper with a select Group of experts and policy makers in a bid to refine and contextualise their findings. the paper will be discussed at a half day meeting.


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A more inclussive and gender aware media

This is the commencement of a series of dialogues intended to look into issues affecting women working in the media and the coverage of women in Ugandan media.


Civic Education at the Grassroots level in Uganda

Jinja, Masaka, Mbarara and Lira to carry out the pilot Grassroots training

GAIN Uganda will conduct Civic education pilot trainings at the grassroots in 4 regions of Uganda. Orgainsed by The GAIN Uganda member Organisations, Jinja will take place on 22nd - 23rd, Masaka 24th, Mbarara 25th and Lira 29-30 November.



Mentoring the Next Generation of Ugandan Journalists

Under the overarching objective of nurturing and celebrating professional journalism and media practices in Uganda, the 2016 MCI more specifically seeks to create a platform for young and aspiring journalist to showcase their talents.

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.