Events

Symposium

UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE 2018

DEMOCRACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL (DIS) INFORMATION
The conference will focus on digital rather disinformation and how it shapes public perceptions, opinions, behaviors and its impact on political processes and democratic consolidation.

Seminar

INTER-PARTY YOUTH PLATFORM (IYOP)

Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Parties in Uganda
The training will tackle ways in which young women can take advantage of the existing opportunities in political parties, local government level and at the national level to participate in leadership and profile them.

Workshop

WORKSHOP TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN NORTHERN UGANDA

ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 AND REGULATIONS 2011
This engagement will enable journalists to generate knowledge, application and usage of the law as the vital channel to ensure that the government remains accountable to the public through disclosing information on request and proactively.

Event

Harnessing Digitalization for the development of Agricultural value chains in Uganda

The Event aims at facilitating a policy dialogue between practitioners in agriculture value chains andrelevant policy makers that will pave way for formulation of betterpolicies that support agricultural development through innovations in ICT.

Event

PUBLIC DIALOGUE: CREATIVE ARTS AND PEACE PROMOTION IN SOUTH SUDAN

This dialogue is aimed at initiating new methods of advocacy for peace and reconciliation among the youths to create social cohesion among the different south Sudanese communities in Uganda since they are the key agents to restore peace.

Discussion

ANNUAL KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI FORUM

Making Meaning of Democracy, Authoritarianism and Hybrid Regimes in Africa
The KAS-UMU scholarship holders forum has continued to grow with the increasing number of scholars joining the program. We are happy to facilitate periodical engagements for the scholars to discuss contemporary issues affecting their countries

Workshop

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT SEMINAR IN KABALE DISTRICT

Training on Political Economy Analysis, Advocacy, Political and Social Mobilization
The POLA-LAB trainings aim to build a new breed of leadership with better understanding of development challenges, able to mobilize and advocate for interests of their constituencies.

Congress

KABAKE@15: CELEBRATING 15YEARS OF COMMUNITY RADIO

REFLECTIONS ON RECOVERY IN NORTHERN UGANDA
To commemorate Kabake’s 15years of impactful community radio, a half day public dialogue will take place at the town hall in Gulu town. The commemoration will provide a unique platform to discuss Northern Uganda’s recovery and reconstruction journey.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

Promoting good governance in a multiparty system at the district level     

by Rebecca Fuchs

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.

Event Reports

“Your networks are your net-worth” - Barbara Kasekende

by Rebecca Fuchs

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.

Event Reports

Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

by Rebecca Fuchs

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

Event Reports

Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"

by Rebecca Fuchs

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.

Event Reports

Nurturing a New Breed of Constructive Politicians in Masaka District

by Rebecca Fuchs

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.

Event Reports

The Government of Uganda through NPA is Championing a Green Growth Development Agenda

Uganda Green Growth Summit
We are happy to partner with the National Planning Authority of Uganda to organize the inaugural Uganda Green Growth Summit.

Event Reports

Investing for Sustainability is the Way to Go!

by Donnas Ojok

In Uganda, many companies engage in some form of social responsibility mostly as a form of corporate benevolence. Unfortunately, such social responsibility by companies are not sustainable. To induce sustainability and also give companies the opportunity to do well while doing good, companies can invest to create social impact, a term technically referred to as Corporate Social Impact Investment (CSII).

Event Reports

Scholarship programme welcomes 2019 entrants with an appeal to contribute to community development

by Verena Kasirye

The 2019 scholarship forum for scholars of the KAS-UMU programme welcomed scholars from all over the country for a critical reflection process.

Event Reports

Only Political Will and More Action Will Deliver South Sudan’s R-TGoNU

by Donnas Ojok

On 13th Nov 2019, we convened a public dialogue together the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) to discuss recent developments around the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) in South Sudan.