Events

Discussion

Women and Multiparty Politics

Public Dialogue by WOTODEV

The dialogue will discuss major trends and challenges to women participation in multiparty politics in Uganda

Workshop

Addressing Youth Issues in Party Coalitions

FAD Inter-party Youth Workshop

40 youth from the 6 major political parties includig NRM, DP, FDC, UPC, JEEMA and CP will come together to discuss the subject of inter-party coalitions and they can ensure that issues of youth concern and priority in such coalitions.

Discussion

The Role of Opposition Political Parties in Strengthening Democratic Governance in Uganda

Public Dialogue by Makerere University Convocation

The dialogue will provide a platform for students and academicians to discuss the role of opposition political parties in strengthening democratic governance. Opposition leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye is expected to deliver the keynote address.

Workshop

Training Journalists in Human Rights Reporting

Workshop by UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)

The workshop is organised in collaboration with Mukono Journalists Association. 30 journalists print and electronic media shall undergo a three day training to improve their skills for better delivery in human rights reporting.

Event

Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space

ACFODE WEEK

From 17th to 22nd November 2008, ACFODE will carry out a press briefing, public dialogue, match and press briefing to advance the cause for women participation in politics. The theme will be: ‘Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space'.

Workshop

Learning from Germany Experience of Local Government Operations

WOTODEV workshop with Local Government Politicians

Mrs. Jane Kamashamba, a former participant in the a Germany Study programme organised by KAS will share with local council leaders from western Uganda about the lessons from Germany and how they relate to the Ugandan local governance system

Workshop

Promotion of Constitutionalism & Good Governance in Uganda

DNG workshop with District Leaders

The Ministry of Information and National Guidance with support from Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung regularly organizes district level workshop to discuss key issues to do with democratization, good governance and constitutionalism in Uganda.

Workshop

Training for Young Political Leaders

Young People in Multiparty Politics

The workshop will bring together 40 youth from the Democratic Party to train in topics that aimed at improving their capacity to participate more actively and meaningfully in the multiparty political processes

Lecture

Memorial Lecture for Uganda’s First Prime Minister

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Discussion

Let us all work together to make Uganda a type of nation that the late BEN KIWANUKA envisaged 'and shed'his blood for

Ben Kiwanuka Memorial Students Conference by FAD(Foundation for African Development)

The Ben Kiwanuka Memorial Students Conference is intended to inculcate in the students the ideals of rule of law, good governance, and human rights.

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.