Events

Workshop

Strengthening Women's Capacity to Participate Effectively in the Multi-party Dispensation

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Workshop

Strengthening Women's Capacity to Participate Effectively in the Multi-party Dispensation

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Workshop

Training Political Party Leaders on their Roles and Responsibilities in the Multi-party Political Dispensation

Workshop by Foundation for African Development

The workshop is part of a series organised by FAD under the KAS supported project on Strengthening the capacity of political party leaders in promoting the principles and good practices of democratic governance

Workshop

Training Political Party Leaders on their Roles and Responsibilities in the Multi-party Political Dispensation

Workshop by Foundation for African Development

The workshop is part of a series organised by FAD under the KAS supported project on Strengthening the capacity of political party leaders in promoting the principles and good practices of democratic governance

Event

Assessing the State of Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation

Launching the Report on 7 Districts in Uganda

KAS together with UMDF launches its report "Assessing the State of Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation in Uganda". It marks the final milestone in the EU funded project after a 1,5 year phase of training and research.

Book presentation

Launch of Report on the state of political pluralism and democracy at Local Government Level in Uganda

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Workshop

Networking Platform for Civil Society, Media and Local Councillors in Mbale and Soroti

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Discussion

Public Dialogue on District Assessment Results for Mbale and Soroti

Presentation and Discussion of the District Reports on the State of Political Pluralism and Democracy

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Workshop

Networking Platform for Civil Society, Media and Local Councillors in Mbarara, Masaka and Kasese

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Discussion

Public Dialogue on District Assessment Results for Mbarara, Masaka and Kasese

Presentation and Discussion of the District Reports on the State of Political Pluralism and Democracy

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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.