Events

Workshop

PROMOTING GOOD GOVERNANCE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

The role of appointed and elected leaders
We are continuing with our workshop series for appointed and elected leaders at the local level. This particular one will target leaders from Kween, Kapchorwa and Bukwo districts in Sebei sub region. The training starts 31.05-1.06.2017 in Kapchorwa

Event

CIVIC EDUCATION IN UGANDA

Launch of Civic Education materials
The Konrad Adenauer Stiftung with its partners GAIN-Uganda and Ministry of Information, Communication,Technology and Nation al Guidance will launch the Democracy Handbook. The Handbook is a simple tool used for facilitating training @ the grassroots

Workshop

Civic Education at the local level

Promoting Civic Education at the grassroots
GAIN Uganda continues to promote civic education at the grassroots level across eleven districts in Uganda. This is done with the aid of civic education materials developed by the network. in this 2nd phase, the campaign is joined by the MoICT&NG.

Congress

BUILDING CONFIDENCE IN THE FUTURE

The Reality Check Conference-Employment - Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda
In an attempt to explore the nexus between Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education, KAS in partnership with Center for Development Alternatives will host a 3 day conference to reflect on how to build confidence in the future regarding the 3Es.

Discussion

CHAMPIONING GREEN GROWTH IN UGANDA

Catalyzing clean energy access in Uganda with climate financing
To unpack what is required for stakeholders addressing energy needs in Uganda to tap into climate financing to support the implementation of Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions.

Discussion

KAS Scholarship Forum 2017

Unpacking & Conceptualizing the Concept of Social Market Economy
Discussion for the KAS Scholarship Holders with the goal of discussing the concept of social market economy as an orientation framework for a linkage between growth and social justice for the Ugandan market.

Workshop

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda
The training will strengthen the capacity of 20 officials from 5 districts (Local Governments) in the Lango region of Uganda to effectively use Social Media platforms to engage citizens on policy, governance and other pertinent issues.

Symposium

KABALE UNIVERSITY YOUTH DEBATE

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

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.

Event Reports

Forum on Open Government

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

in Partnership with the Government-Citizen Interaction Centre
The Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung convened a workshop on the theme “Building capacity to enhance efficiency of Government - Citizen Interaction”. The workshop primarily aimed at discussing how to harness “Open Government” for delivering equitable development outcomes.

Event Reports

ACFODE National Women's Conference

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

Combating Gender Inequality in Uganda and Beyond
The National Women's conference organised by ACFODE was a true success, once again! Vast numbers of participants engaged actively in the different discussions and shed light on the state of women's rights in the country.

Event Reports

Nwoya District Residents Cite Corruption in NUSAF III Implementation

by Donnas Ojok

The locals made the allegation during the recording of Kabake Community Radio Programme on September 22, 2019 at Owak Sub ward in Anaka Town council, Nwoya district, a pre-recorded program that airs every Sunday on 102 Mega Fm and funded by Konrad Adenuar Stiftung Foundation.

Event Reports

South Sudanese Youth Discuses the Country’s Natural Resource Status

by Donnas Ojok

This debate was held on Friday September 27th 2019 at the American Corner, University of Juba where a public dialogue was convened in partnership with Community Empowerment for Rehabilitation and Development (CEFoRD) under the theme “Natural Resources Dimensions of Conflicts in South Sudan”

Event Reports

Private Sector Forum 2019

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

A Summary Report
Summary Report of the 2019 Uganda Private Sector Forum
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Event Reports

Predicaments of Uganda’s Middleclass as Portrayed by Three Photographers

by Donnas Ojok

Africa’s middle-class as defined by certain criteria such as secondary schooling completion, decent housing, and skilled employment is rising. Though the Ugandan middle class population accounts a small portion, urban dynamics present opportunities for a significant demographic rise of this social class. As part of the Future Africa Vision in Time (FAVT) Exhibition Opening Events, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung partnered with the German Cultural Institute, the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, hosting a public symposium on the challenges and opportunities of a rising middle-class in Africa in general and Uganda in particular.