Events

Discussion

CURBING CORRUPTION AND BUILDING SYNERGIES

Exploring Feasible Alternatives for Peace and Development in South Sudan
The activity is expected to broaden the understanding of corruption and the current debates on foreign interventions in South Sudan and suggest credible alternatives for ushering in peace and development in the country.

Seminar

Think Tank End of Year Strategy Meeting

Discussing the new direction for the Refugee policy paper
The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives has this year worked on two policy areas; Refugee policy and the Trade policy. Having made some progress, the Refugee working group will discuss the new dimension for the topic and way forward.

Study and Information Program

Film Screening: "Before the Flood"

A documentary film featuring Leonardo DiCaprio
The threats posed by climate change are real. Join us for our Green Cinema Night featuring the documentary "Before the Flood" to learn more and discuss the implications for Uganda.

Event

Inter Party Youth Platform Sports Challenge

Promoting Peace and Tolerance through Sports
Youth from the different political parties will compete against each other to Show the world that it is actually possible to work together despite your divergent views. The tournament is also aimed at sending a message of peace and tolerance

Symposium

PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM

Boosting exports: Is Uganda equipped for industrialization?
The meeting will bring together a variety of stakeholders, mostly from private sector and government to discuss Uganda's export dilemma and to find solutions to the increasing trade deficit in the country.

Study and Information Program

Scholarship Holders and Alumni Meeting

KAS scholars gather to welcome the new members
The different KAS scholars, current and Alumni get to interact and network with each other. The Meeting also takes advantage of the diversity of the scholars to discuss political issues affecting Uganda and South Sudan with a chosen expert.

Workshop

YOUNG FEMALE LEADERS' CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP

orientation meeting for Secretaries female Affairs of the National Youth Council
The workshop is meant to create a network base for these female youth leaders to address the challenges that the country faces concerning female participation in leadership. This will create a platform for learning and sharing experiences.

Discussion

A Roundtable Discussion on Constructive Youth Political Engagement

This roundtable discussion aims to reflect of youth political engagement during the elections and establish ways of fostering and sustaining constructive youth political participation in 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.