Events

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.

Conversation

National Institutional Debate

Students Discuss Topical Issues

Students from the Major Institutions of Higher Learning will debate on topical issues in a bid to promote the debating culture in Uganda as well as encouraging dialogue. The debates are organised by our Partner Action for Development (ACFODE).

Seminar

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KAS NYC Female Councillors Orientation Workshop

Capacitating Female Councillors to effectively participate in political processes

Aimed at promoting Young female participation in political processes at local, regional and national Levels, KAS and NYC will capacitate female councilors from the northern Region between 12th and 14th September 2016 in Gulu district.

Workshop

Capacity Building Workshop for Think Tank Members

Strategies for effective policy anaysis and development

The Think Tank has grown as well as taken on new members & new policy areas as a focus point. Therefore development of internal capacity to analyze and review policy will be the main focus of this Meeting.

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.

Accountability gaps in the North increase pressure to act

Community Engagements in Northern Uganda have ignited discussions with the district leaderships in Northern Uganda. As shortcomings are being discussed, particularly issues of gender-responsiveness surface in the discussions and are met by promises for action.

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.