Events

Workshop

TRAINING AND ORIENTATION FOR FEMALE YOUTH LEADERS IN EASTERN UGANDA

Female Youth representatives to get training on leadership
In a bid to empower women leaders in Uganda, the National Youth Council will facilitate another training fro Female youth Leaders in eastern Uganda. This is aimed at empowering them to become effective leaders. KAS is happy to support this initiative

Seminar

KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI NETWORKING MEETING

Building Transformative Leaders for Institutional and Organisational Change
KAS is keen on supporting seasoned and promising leaders in furthering their education. The scholarship targets Students from Uganda and South Sudan. The programme has produced influential leaders in both countries who will meet to network.

Discussion

ACADEMIC ROUND-TABLE DISCUSSION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Is Uganda undertaking the appropriate initiative in adapting and building resilience to climate change?
The discussion will focus on initiatives undertaken by Uganda to mitigate the impact of climate change on the productivity and livelihoods of the population.

Workshop

GAIN NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

Review of the Civic Education Project
GAIN Uganda is happy to make a contribution towards increasing civic Engagement of the citizens through conducting grassroots trainings accross the Country as well as to support the Review process in order to improve on strategy and coverage.

Discussion

REGIONAL DEBATE SERIES - NORTHERN UGANDA

Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?
The regional debate is organised to explore the extent to which political parties are providing space for the youth to participate meaningfully in their political parties and national politics.

Seminar

ORIENTATION MEETING FOR FEMALE YOUTH COUNCILLORS

National Youth Council to orient female councillors in Western Uganda
Our partner National Youth Council will in September 2017 engage female youth councilors in the western region of Uganda. over 30 female youth leaders will benefit from the training that is aimed at equipping them with essential leadership skills.

Symposium

PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTABILITY DIALOGUE

Bridging the gap between Citizens, Elected Leaders and Technocrates
Often local leaders and citizens do not find spaces to interact thus creating a gap between the leaders and the led. On 15.09.2017, GAIN Uganda will provide a platform for the elected leaders and Technocrats to account to the public in Mbale.

Discussion

#WOMENINMEDIAUG

Media Coverage of sexual violence and exploitation in Ugandan schools
In this roundtable discussion, we will reflect on the general situation of sexual harassment and exploitation of girls in Uganda schools from scholarly and journalistic perspectives.

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.

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“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

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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.

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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).

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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.