Events

Workshop

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.

Discussion

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.

Discussion

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

fully booked

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.

Discussion

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.

Lecture

Public Lecture by Hon. Betty Bigombe

PERSPECTIVES FOR SUSTAINABLE PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH SUDAN

Following the expert round table on sustainable peace in South Sudan, UNIFOG and KAS are organizing a public lecture by Hon. Betty Bigombe, Senior Director for Violence, Conflict and Fragility at the World Bank, about

Expert talk

South Sudan Conference 2015

Perspectives for Sustainable Peace and Development in the World’s Newest State

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda/South Sudan is inviting Hon. Betty Bigombe, Senior Director for Fragility, Conflict, and Violence at the World Bank for a round table discussion on supporting sustainable peace in South Sudan on 19 November 2015.

Workshop

Strengthening the Demand and Supply Side of Local Governance

Working Towards Political Accountability and Good Governance in the Karamoja Subregion, Part 2

KAS and GAIN-Uganda (Governance and Accountability Inter-District CSO Network - Uganda) organise a workshop that is focusing on local service delivery and accountability on the district level. It targets elected leaders and citizens of Moroto.

Discussion

Debating Meaningful Youth Engagement in Democratic Governance

Youth Debate in Mbarara

The debate in Mbarara is the fourth and last in a regional series hosted by the University Forum on Governance and KAS. The focus of the discussion is on meaningful youth engagement in Uganda’s democratic governance and political processes.

Congress

ACFODE@30: Harnessing Youth Energies in Gender Equality and Governance

Youth Democracy Forum

The Youth Democracy Forum organized by ACFODE and KAS will look at hurdles for effective youth engagement and bring together alumni of a debating competition on gender issues that was implemented by the two organisations in 2013.

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.