Events

Workshop

Pola-Lab: Youth Leadership Training

The project Political leadership Advancement Lab (Pola-Lab) organized in collaboration with the University of Forum on Governance aims at mentoring a new breed of effective and reflective leaders with skills to deal with the contemporary development challenges.

Lecture

Introducing Youth4Policy to Hon. Minister Mbayo

Recent graduates of our first Youth4Policy cohort received the opportunity to present the fellowship along with their policy papers at the Ministry of the Presidency. The fellows of the Youth4Policy programme used the opportunity to make a case for their areas of research and defended their policy suggestions, which was greatly appreciated by Hon. Minister Mbayo.

Workshop

Workshop: Transnational Justice in South Sudan

This workshops aims to promote the principle and ideas of transnational justice. Different experts and the audience will discuss how to enable access to justice for the victims of the South Sudan conflict.

Workshop

ENHANCING NON-STATE ACTORS’ PREPAREDNESS TO TAP INTO GLOBAL CLIMATE FINANCE

Together with our partner African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) we organize a half-day training workshop for key national level non-state actors in the climate change sector about Climate Finance, to create awareness on the different entry points into the climate finance windows.

Event

PUBLIC DIALOGUE AND LAUNCH OF YOUTH4POLICY COHORT 2

Together with our partners Center for Development Alternatives and the Public Policy Institute we organize the Youth for Policy Programme, an initiative to support young experts in developing public policy alternatives. On 21 March, the Youth4Policy fellows will present their results in a public dialogue and we officially launch the second cohort of Youth4Policy.

Workshop

"Access to Information" - Capacity Building Workshop for Local Government Officials in Lango Sub-Region

In cooperation with Hub for Investigate Media (HIM), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a workshop for elected leaders of the Lango Sub-Region to highlight the importance of releasing information for their citizens to improve good governance and civic participation.

Forum

Dialogue between South-Sudanese refugees and Ugandans

Uganda is pursuing a very progressive refugee management approach. In Lamwo district, refugees from Southern Sudan represent 19.2 percent of the total population. This event aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the situation in the camp and a platform for a constructive dialogue between Ugandans and fugitives.

Expert conference

DataFest 2019

DataFest Kampala is the first annual international data & communications event in East Africa. 250 people from different branches will connect with each other, while discussing issues such as Big Data or Fake News.

Forum

National Universities Debate Competitions

The winners of the four Regional Debate Competitions will now compete against each other in debates on issues such as youth and women empowerment. Competitive debate has shown to be an effective forum for young people to engage in discussions on gender, democracy, good governance and youth participation.

Workshop

Workshop for Young Leaders

This workshop aims at educating young leaders on civil rights and participation. Interactive discussions will create an innovative forum.

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.