Events

Discussion

Smart Technologies for Uganda's Agricultural Sector

The agricultural sector is very important for the future growth of Uganda's economy. Climate change is already threatening this possibility. Therefore, it is needed to discuss the adaptation to climate-smart technologies for the agricultural sector. Experts from the government and the private sector are participating on the panel.

Forum

Unity in Diversity – Intercultural Dialogue for Peace in South Sudan

Together with the Youth Social Advocacy Team (YSAT), which belongs to the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU), the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosts an intercultural dialogue to enhance the awareness of the importance of culture and identity-building as a tool for peacebuilding.

Workshop

Capacity-Building for Leaders of the West-Nile District

In cooperation with the Hub for Investigate Media (HIM) the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung hosts a workshop for 15 leaders of the West-Nile-Region, educating them about civic participation and their obligation to provide information.

Discussion

International Law Fellowship 2019

Together with the Law School and the Law Student Association of Makerere University we are organizing a panel discussion about the issue "The International Law in the African Context"

Discussion

Intercultural Dialogue

Together with our Partner The Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCSOU) we host an intercultural dialogue to promote unity in diversity and national identity in South Sudan.

Discussion

Regional Debate Competitions

In recognition of the important contribution young people make towards national development, ACFODE, in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, will conduct Regional Debate Competitions. 16 teams with representatives from each University will debate in discussions about gender, democracy, good governance and participation in decision making processes.

Workshop

PoLA LAB

The political Leadership Advancement Lab - Youth Leadership Training

Together with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG), we organize the political Leadership Advancement Lab (POLA-Lab) which aims at mentoring a new breed of more effective and reflective leaders with skills to deal with the contemporary development challenges.

Workshop

Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) Workshop - Training of elected leaders in promoting good governance

Together with the Directorate of National Guidance we train elected and appointed leaders on key topics that are geared towards fostering togetherness and ensuring that district councils work effectively in a multiparty system at the district level.

Study and Information Program

MEDIA CHALLENGE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

In cooperation with the Media Challenge Initiative we give students the opportunity to learn relevant journalistic and especially digital skills, so that they are well prepared for a career in media. The students will not only learn practical methods, but will also attend discussions about the importance of quality journalism for democratization and development.

Seminar

The Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) Fellowship Graduation Seminar

This third seminar of YELP, an initiative of the LéO Africa Institute, is guided by the slogan "Living your Legacy" and focuses on moving beyond the “self”- from achieving and managing personal success to achieving significance in society.

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.