Events

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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.

Study and Information Program

fully booked

Exchange Learning Visits for District Councillors

Apac and Pallisa Districts to participate in Exchange visits

In a bid to promote exchange learning and best practices, ACFODE will facilitate exchange learning visits for district councilors from Apac to Gulu (12-13 July) and Pallisa will vist Mbale on the 19th July.

Discussion

LEO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM #LEF17

Assessing the impact of Disruptive Innovations on Development & Growth in Africa

The forum seeks to interrogate how to build collaborative synergies between the public and private sector, to identify and support start-up ventures, with immense to create more jobs and spur economic growth in the rest of the economy.

Seminar

fully booked

YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS SECOND SEMINAR

Personal leadership: Defining and Achieving Success

The second seminar of YELP will focus on personal leadership and how to define success as a leader. The seminar will draw on examples of leaders in politics and business; how these leaders define success and intentionally work towards it.

Congress

2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

Facts, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World

__The third edition of the Social Media Conference will provide another opportunity for deepening and expanding the discussions and exploring new perspectives under the theme “Facts, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World__

Discussion

CIVILIANS AT A CROSSROAD

UNPACKING THE SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES CRISIS

The roundtable discussion will explore the South Sudan refugee discourse from three angles, namely; Ugandan government standpoint, the refugees’ perspective and the role of the South Sudanese elites situated in Uganda in peace building attempts

Workshop

fully booked

PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

The role of appointed and elected leaders

We are continuing with our workshop series for appointed and elected leaders at the local level. This particular one will target leaders from Kween, Kapchorwa and Bukwo districts in Sebei sub region. The training starts 31.05-1.06.2017 in Kapchorwa

Event

CIVIC EDUCATION IN UGANDA

Launch of Civic Education materials

The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung with its partners GAIN-Uganda and Ministry of Information, Communication,Technology and Nation al Guidance will launch the Democracy Handbook. The Handbook is a simple tool used for facilitating training @ the grassroots

Workshop

fully booked

Civic Education at the local level

Promoting Civic Education at the grassroots

GAIN Uganda continues to promote civic education at the grassroots level across eleven districts in Uganda. This is done with the aid of civic education materials developed by the network. in this 2nd phase, the campaign is joined by the MoICT&NG.

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.