Training for Elected Women Councilors in Kabale and Kiboga Districts

Women Councilors will be oriented on how to become effective ambassadors of women in the district Local Councils

Increasing the skills-set and knowledge of elected women councilors to ably engage in council and influence decision making processes, strengthening networking and knowledge sharing among district women councilors will empower the women leaders.



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

The three days workshop in Mbararara, Western Uganda will engage and train local government leaders in the effective use of social media as a tool for grassroots community mobilization, political activism and political participation.



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



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.




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.

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.