Events - Foundation Office Uganda
There are currently no events planned.
CLIMATE CHANGE AND PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM
Understanding the required leadership of Private Sector in addressing climate change in Uganda
The conference will bring together a broad spectrum of private sector actors to discuss opportunities that exist to fight climate change, identify potential gaps and sharing experiences and perspectives on sustainability, mitigation and adaptation.
Strengthening the capacity of elected Local Government Councillors in representative and legislative roles
Elected district councilors to be trained on their roles as legislators and representatives
In a bid to promote issue/policy based multiparty politics in Uganda, the different leaders at all levels ought to be informed of their roles. This series of workshops attempts to guide elected councilors from northern Uganda to be effective
KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP FORUM
Revisiting the Democracy vs Development Debate
KAS continues to support scholars from Uganda and South Sudan in order to build and nurture future leaders to become positive drivers of change in their communities and countries. This is in collaboration with Uganda martyrs University, Nkoz.
REGIONAL DEBATE SERIES - LIRA, NORTHERN UGANDA
YOUTH AND CONSTRUCTIVE POLITICAL PARTICIPATION
The Lira debate will be second 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.
Capacity Enhancement Sessions for Women in Local Politics
Elected women leaders in Pallisa and Apac will be trained on how to represent women issues in their respective offices
ACFODE in partnership with KAS will conduct trainings for the newly elected women councillors. The sessions will focus on increasing the skills-set and knowledge of elected women councilors. The trainings will take place in Pallisa and Apac districts
Civic Education tools and strategies for the local level
Training for members of GAIN-Uganda on civic engagement beyond the 2016 elections
Given that GAIN-Ug would like to heighten the civic education campaign across the regions, KAS will provide all the support to enable the success of this initiative.
Mbarara University Guild Presidential Debate Contest
The debate will provide a leveled platform among aspirants for the top leadership position at MUST and thus fostering a culture of issue based political competition among Uganda’s young elite—who are expectedly the country’s future leaders.
The role of appointed and elected leaders in promoting good governance in a multiparty system at the district level
Training for appointed and elected leaders in Fortportal, Ntoroko and Kyenjojo
The training targeting top district leaders, sub county chiefs, youth and women leaders will encompass a wide range of topics that are directly intended to equip the leaders with knowledge and skills to effectively work together in their districts.
USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR EFFECTIVE LOCAL GOVERNANCE
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.
Eastern Uganda Youth Debate Forum
The 2016 regional youth debates builds on the findings of the 2015 youth debates that highlighted ineffective engagement within organisations among the key constraints to meaningful political participation among Ugandan youth.