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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.

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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.

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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.

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Unpacking Gender (Mis) Conceptualization and Experience Sharing

#WomeninMediaUg

The dialogue will provide a unique platform for unpacking, constructing and deconstructing gender theories which are relevant in the media and communication discourse.

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Prevention of Extremism in a Diverse Society – the role of the state and religion

The discussion will provide a critical reflection on the threats and challenges posed to Ugandan society by extremist tendencies, as well as providing a platform for constructive dialogue on the prevention and containment of extremism.

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INTERPARTY YOUTH PLATFORM PUBLIC DIALOGUE

Youth Legislative Agenda: Bridging the gap between parliament and young people

With the ever changing needs of the youth, each legislative period comes with its priorities. Question is; what is in this 2016-2021 legislative period for the youth in Uganda especially from the Youth members of parliament perspective?

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STRENTHENING STUDENT POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN UGANDA

STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEBATE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY

The Main Objective of the activity is to identify and nurture a new breed of leaders with democratic values.

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Building synergies for promoting Good Governance

Political Party Youth Wings and CSOs together for a better Uganda

The National Youth Council, in a bid to strengthen their work with different stakeholders, will hold a public dialogue with youth from the different political party wings and civil society to further build synergies for promoting good governance.

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BUILDING SYNERGIES BETWEEN CSOs AND POLITICAL PARTIES FOR CONSTRUCTIVE YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

#YouthinPoliticsUg, UNIFOG, KAS Uganda

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Media Coverage of Women in the ever-changing World of Work

In light of the 2017 International Women’s Day commemoration, the #womeninmediaug campaign is organizing an evening public conversation with leading Ugandan media practitioners, civil society activists and the academia on Thur 9 starting at 4:00PM.

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.