Events

Workshop

Training of trainers workshop for civil society actors in Jinja

Training series under the EU-funded projekt

Training of trainers workshop for civil society representatives from Jinja district on democratic governance and accountability and the application of the Civic Education Toolkit.

Workshop

Media and Good Governance

KAS-UMDF Training Programme for Journalists

With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) is continuing its training programme for journalists at regional and district level. In 2012 the focus of the trainings is the issue of good governance.

Workshop

Training workshop for local councillors in Jinja on democratic governance and accountability

Training series under the EU-funded projekt

Training workshop for district councillors on their roles and responsibilities as elected leaders in the democratic political system.

Workshop

Alternative Health Policies for Uganda

Workshop with the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives

In the second working meeting on the topic of health policies in Uganda, the members of the Think Tank will elaborate alternative policy recommendations that shall be shared with major stakeholders and policy makers.

Workshop

Training of Trainers Workshop for Civil Society Actors in Arua

Training Series under the EU-funded Project

Training of trainers workshop for civil society representatives from Masaka district on democratic governance and accountability and the application of the Civic Education Toolkit.

Workshop

Training Workshop for Local Councillors in Arua on Democratic Governance and Accountability

Training Series under the EU-funded Project

Training workshop for district councillors on their roles and responsibilities as elected leaders in the democratic political system.

Discussion

Improving the Relationship between Media and Security Agencies

UMDF Breakfast Meeting

The breakfast meeting, organised by the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF), wil bring together media practitioners and representatives of different security agencies to discuss challenges and ways of improving the mutual relations.

Workshop

Training of Trainers Workshop for Civil Society Actors in Mbarara

Training Series under the EU-funded Project

Training of trainers workshop for civil society representatives from Mbarara district on democratic governance and accountability and the application of the Civic Education Toolkit.

Workshop

Training Workshop for Local Councillors in Mbarara on Democratic Governance and Accountability

Training Series under the EU-funded Project

Training workshop for district councillors on their roles and responsibilities as elected leaders in the democratic political system.

Forum

Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP)

Strengthening the position and influence of youth political party members on governance and policy issues

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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.

“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.