Events

Workshop

THE INAUGURAL YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS WORKSHOP

The workshop is an inaugural gathering of 20 of Uganda's young and emerging leaders and it is designed to train and orient values of self-advancement, integrity, social responsibility, and socioeconomic transformation among the youth.

Workshop

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Promoting Accountability and Good Governance in Uganda

Training of Trainers (ToT) for GAIN-Uganda member Organisations

In a bid to roll out a country wide civic education campaign, GAIN Uganda will undergo training as well as get acclimatized with the newly produced civic education materials. This will be followed by pilot trainings in 4 regions of Uganda.

Discussion

CURBING CORRUPTION AND BUILDING SYNERGIES

Exploring Feasible Alternatives for Peace and Development in South Sudan

The activity is expected to broaden the understanding of corruption and the current debates on foreign interventions in South Sudan and suggest credible alternatives for ushering in peace and development in the country.

Seminar

Think Tank End of Year Strategy Meeting

Discussing the new direction for the Refugee policy paper

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives has this year worked on two policy areas; Refugee policy and the Trade policy. Having made some progress, the Refugee working group will discuss the new dimension for the topic and way forward.

Study and Information Program

Film Screening: "Before the Flood"

A documentary film featuring Leonardo DiCaprio

The threats posed by climate change are real. Join us for our Green Cinema Night featuring the documentary "Before the Flood" to learn more and discuss the implications for Uganda.

Event

Inter Party Youth Platform Sports Challenge

Promoting Peace and Tolerance through Sports

Youth from the different political parties will compete against each other to Show the world that it is actually possible to work together despite your divergent views. The tournament is also aimed at sending a message of peace and tolerance

Symposium

PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM

Boosting exports: Is Uganda equipped for industrialization?

The meeting will bring together a variety of stakeholders, mostly from private sector and government to discuss Uganda's export dilemma and to find solutions to the increasing trade deficit in the country.

Study and Information Program

Scholarship Holders and Alumni Meeting

KAS scholars gather to welcome the new members

The different KAS scholars, current and Alumni get to interact and network with each other. The Meeting also takes advantage of the diversity of the scholars to discuss political issues affecting Uganda and South Sudan with a chosen expert.

Workshop

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YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS' CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP

orientation meeting for Secretaries female Affairs of the National Youth Council

The workshop is meant to create a network base for these female youth leaders to address the challenges that the country faces concerning female participation in leadership. This will create a platform for learning and sharing experiences.

Discussion

A Roundtable Discussion on Constructive Youth Political Engagement

This roundtable discussion aims to reflect of youth political engagement during the elections and establish ways of fostering and sustaining constructive youth political participation in Uganda.

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.