Events - Uganda Office
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unpacking Gender (Mis) Conceptualization and Experience Sharing
The dialogue will provide a unique platform for unpacking, constructing and deconstructing gender theories which are relevant in the media and communication discourse.
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.
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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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.
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.
Investing for Sustainability is the Way to Go!
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).
Scholarship programme welcomes 2019 entrants with an appeal to contribute to community development
The 2019 scholarship forum for scholars of the KAS-UMU programme welcomed scholars from all over the country for a critical reflection process.
Only Political Will and More Action Will Deliver South Sudan’s R-TGoNU
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.
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