Events

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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.

Discussion

STUDENT DEBATE ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL PROCESSES

Beyond Elections: Fostering and Sustaining Constructive Youth Political Engagement

The central region debate will be third in the 2016 series will seek to evaluate youth engagement in the 2016 polls as well as identify and document strategies for a more constructive and sustained youth political engagement beyond elections.

Discussion

SYMPOSIUM ON POSSIBILITIES FOR PEACE-BUILDING IN SOUTH SUDAN

Transcending the Shadow of Violence: Alternatives for Fostering Inclusive State Building and Sustainable Peace in South

This symposium organized in partnership with UNIFOG and Makerere University Convocation will interrogate prevailing circumstances in South Sudan with the view to identify alternatives for peace-building.

Workshop

Training for Appointed and Elected district local leaders

The Role of Appointed and Elected Leaders in promoting Good Governance in Eastern Uganda

In order for a district to function effectively, there is need for a good working relationship between the appointed and the elected leaders. KAS and the Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) will train selected leaders from Busia, Mbale and Tororo.

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SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP

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

CEMCOD and KAS recognize the power of social media to refine government, to open potentially promising channels of communication and to offer citizens direct access to their government and to public officials.

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LÉO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM 2016

Promoting inclusive economic growth & decent employment for all by 2030

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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.