Events

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Congress

BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE

The Reality Check Conference-Employment - Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda

In an attempt to explore the nexus between Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education, KAS in partnership with Center for Development Alternatives will host a 3 day conference to reflect on how to build confidence in the future regarding the 3Es.

Discussion

CHAMPIONING GREEN GROWTH IN UGANDA

Catalyzing clean energy access in Uganda with climate financing

To unpack what is required for stakeholders addressing energy needs in Uganda to tap into climate financing to support the implementation of Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions.

Discussion

KAS Scholarship Forum 2017

Unpacking & Conceptualizing the Concept of Social Market Economy

Discussion for the KAS Scholarship Holders with the goal of discussing the concept of social market economy as an orientation framework for a linkage between growth and social justice for the Ugandan market.

Workshop

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE

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

The training will strengthen the capacity of 20 officials from 5 districts (Local Governments) in the Lango region of Uganda to effectively use Social Media platforms to engage citizens on policy, governance and other pertinent issues.

Symposium

KABALE UNIVERSITY YOUTH DEBATE

Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?

The debate will explore the extent to which political parties are providing space for the youth to participate meaningfully in their political parties and national politics.

Discussion

Unpacking Gender (Mis) Conceptualization and Experience Sharing

#WomeninMediaUg

The dialogue will provide a unique platform for unpacking, constructing and deconstructing gender theories which are relevant in the media and communication discourse.

Discussion

Prevention of Extremism in a Diverse Society – the role of the state and religion

The discussion will provide a critical reflection on the threats and challenges posed to Ugandan society by extremist tendencies, as well as providing a platform for constructive dialogue on the prevention and containment of extremism.

Discussion

INTERPARTY YOUTH PLATFORM PUBLIC DIALOGUE

Youth Legislative Agenda: Bridging the gap between parliament and young people

With the ever changing needs of the youth, each legislative period comes with its priorities. Question is; what is in this 2016-2021 legislative period for the youth in Uganda especially from the Youth members of parliament perspective?

Symposium

STRENTHENING STUDENT POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN UGANDA

STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEBATE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

The Main Objective of the activity is to identify and nurture a new breed of leaders with democratic values.

Conversation

Building synergies for promoting Good Governance

Political Party Youth Wings and CSOs together for a better Uganda

The National Youth Council, in a bid to strengthen their work with different stakeholders, will hold a public dialogue with youth from the different political party wings and civil society to further build synergies for promoting good governance.

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.