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Young Leaders Think Tank Non Residential Workshop

Meeting on the Development of the Think Tank 2015

The meeting on 21st February will kick start the activities of the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives (Think Tank) for the year 2015 and new members of the Think Tank will be introduced.


National Convention for Women in Politics

Women in Party Structures, Media, and Politics

KAS and Action for Development (ACFODE) organise a convention for women in Uganda politics. Issues like female politicians in the media, in party structures, and in the upcoming elections 2016 are going to be discussed.


(No) Peace in Sight?

Perspectives and Opportunities for Sustainable Peace in South Sudan

Three years after its independence, South Sudan is again trapped in violent conflict. KAS is organising a high level conference in which possibilities and challenges for sustainable peace beyond political settlement will be discussed.


KAS Scholarship Meeting 2014

Consultation and networking meeting of the current Scholarship holders and Alumni of the KAS Scholarship System

The meeting organised by KAS has the purpose of bringing together current KAS scholarship holders and scholarship alumnis. New scholarship contracts will be handed out and there will be consultations of how the alumni network could be strengthened.


Seventeen Years of Decentralization

Opportunities, Challenges and Outlook for Uganda

The pulic lecture organised by KAS in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance takes a close look at the decentralisation system in Uganda from different perspectives. It will bring together academic experts from Makerere University.


Strategic Planning Workshop

Workshop of the Inter-District CSO Network on Accountability and Good Governance

The network of loca Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) emerged out of a EU funded project. The workshop has the purpose to come up with a memorandum of understanding and strategic plan for the network and work towards its independence.


Young Leaders Think Tank Residential Workshop

Review and Analysis of the Current Model of Electoral Democracy and Development of Policy Recommendations

The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives develops a paper on electoral reform, an issue that is heatedly discussed in the Ugandan media, civil society, and political arena. During the workshop, the paper will be finalised for publication.


Benedicto Kiwanuka Memorial Lecture & Launch of "Reality Check" on Political Party Financing

Electoral Systems and their Implications on Election Results - Perspectives for Uganda

The event organised by KAS and the Foundation for African Development (FAD) contained the annual Kiwanuka Memorial Lecture and the launch of the publication “Political Party Financing in Uganda; a Critical Analysis in Reference to Other Countries”.


Awakening the Giants

The Academia and Development Discourse in Uganda

The University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organise a public academic debate on the role the Ugandan academia plays - and should play - in shaping the Ugandan development discourse.


Monetization of Ugandan Politics

How to empower Youth against Money-Politics?

The public debate organised by KAS is the third youth debate on central political issues for the youth in this year. It is going to focus on the role money plays in Ugandan politics, how this impacts on youth engagement, and what alternatives exist.

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.

“Your networks are your net-worth” - Barbara Kasekende

Change requires ideas and ideas demand people who think and approach them. The Konrad Adenauer-Stiftung, LéO Africa Institute and Stanbic Bank are therefore bringing together young and aspiring thinkers of a new generation. Already in its third year, the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) brings together over 30 change makers in various fields to reflect and learn more about servant leadership and why it is a key ingredient for addressing the 21st century leadership and development challenges. From 7th to 9th February 2020, we welcomed 21 fellows of the third cohort to their graduation seminar.

Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"

After the presentation of the report findings, researchers and guests alike joined a compelling discussion on the role of civil society in the Ugandan context.

Nurturing a New Breed of Constructive Politicians in Masaka District

We welcomed 25 young participants from Masaka District for the one-day training. During the workshop, we focused on political economy analysis, effective advocay strategies, the importance of civic engagement and how to deal with its challenges.