Events

Workshop

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda
Training local government leaders in the effective use of social media for civic engagement will enhance their use of new media platforms for communication and hence promote accountability of duty bearers to local community concerns.

Discussion

YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?
The focus of the discussion seeks to interrogate meaningful youth engagement in democratic governance in Uganda.

Discussion

Think Tank Roundtable on Migration and Refugees

Harmonising the refugee policy for East African Community
The Think Tank Working Group on Refugees will on the 29th Nov 2016 share their draft policy paper with a select Group of experts and policy makers in a bid to refine and contextualise their findings. the paper will be discussed at a half day meeting.

Discussion

WOMEN IN MEDIA INAUGURAL WORKSHOP

A more inclussive and gender aware media
This is the commencement of a series of dialogues intended to look into issues affecting women working in the media and the coverage of women in Ugandan media.

Seminar

Civic Education at the Grassroots level in Uganda

Jinja, Masaka, Mbarara and Lira to carry out the pilot Grassroots training
GAIN Uganda will conduct Civic education pilot trainings at the grassroots in 4 regions of Uganda. Orgainsed by The GAIN Uganda member Organisations, Jinja will take place on 22nd - 23rd, Masaka 24th, Mbarara 25th and Lira 29-30 November.

Congress

THE INTER-INSTITUTIONAL MEDIA CHALLENGE

Mentoring the Next Generation of Ugandan Journalists
Under the overarching objective of nurturing and celebrating professional journalism and media practices in Uganda, the 2016 MCI more specifically seeks to create a platform for young and aspiring journalist to showcase their talents.

Workshop

THE INAUGURAL YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS WORKSHOP

The workshop is an inaugural gathering of 20 of Uganda's young and emerging leaders and it is designed to train and orient values of self-advancement, integrity, social responsibility, and socioeconomic transformation among the youth.

Workshop

Promoting Accountability and Good Governance in Uganda

Training of Trainers (ToT) for GAIN-Uganda member Organisations
In a bid to roll out a country wide civic education campaign, GAIN Uganda will undergo training as well as get acclimatized with the newly produced civic education materials. This will be followed by pilot trainings in 4 regions of Uganda.

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.