Events

Study and Information Program

Exchange Learning Visits for District Councillors

Apac and Pallisa Districts to participate in Exchange visits
In a bid to promote exchange learning and best practices, ACFODE will facilitate exchange learning visits for district councilors from Apac to Gulu (12-13 July) and Pallisa will vist Mbale on the 19th July.

Discussion

LEO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM #LEF17

Assessing the impact of Disruptive Innovations on Development & Growth in Africa
The forum seeks to interrogate how to build collaborative synergies between the public and private sector, to identify and support start-up ventures, with immense to create more jobs and spur economic growth in the rest of the economy.

Seminar

YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS SECOND SEMINAR

Personal leadership: Defining and Achieving Success
The second seminar of YELP will focus on personal leadership and how to define success as a leader. The seminar will draw on examples of leaders in politics and business; how these leaders define success and intentionally work towards it.

Congress

2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

Facts, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World
__The third edition of the Social Media Conference will provide another opportunity for deepening and expanding the discussions and exploring new perspectives under the theme “Facts, Freedoms and Rights in a Connected World__

Discussion

CIVILIANS AT A CROSSROAD

UNPACKING THE SOUTH SUDAN REFUGEES CRISIS
The roundtable discussion will explore the South Sudan refugee discourse from three angles, namely; Ugandan government standpoint, the refugees’ perspective and the role of the South Sudanese elites situated in Uganda in peace building attempts

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.

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.