Events

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Youth for Peaceful Elections Campaign

IYOP Workshop and Public Dialogue

On 28 Jan., KAS and the Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) are putting together a public debate on non-violence, as part of efforts to raise awareness and promote engagements by local citizens on non-violent approaches of participating in elections.

Book presentation

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Discussing Social Media, Political Communication and Civic Engagement

Launch of Reality Check Vol.9

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Uganda is launching the eighth edition of the publication series "Reality Check". It contains a collection of articles on the impact of social media on political communication and civic engagement in Uganda.

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Young People and their Meaningful Participation in Agriculture

Policy Approaches and Alternatives

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives invites experts in the area of agriculture and youth participation to join them for a round table discussion on the newly developed policy paper.

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.