Events

Conversation

National Institutional Debate

Students Discuss Topical Issues
Students from the Major Institutions of Higher Learning will debate on topical issues in a bid to promote the debating culture in Uganda as well as encouraging dialogue. The debates are organised by our Partner Action for Development (ACFODE).

Seminar

KAS NYC Female Councillors Orientation Workshop

Capacitating Female Councillors to effectively participate in political processes
Aimed at promoting Young female participation in political processes at local, regional and national Levels, KAS and NYC will capacitate female councilors from the northern Region between 12th and 14th September 2016 in Gulu district.

Workshop

Capacity Building Workshop for Think Tank Members

Strategies for effective policy anaysis and development
The Think Tank has grown as well as taken on new members & new policy areas as a focus point. Therefore development of internal capacity to analyze and review policy will be the main focus of this Meeting.

Discussion

STUDENT DEBATE ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICAL PROCESSES

Beyond Elections: Fostering and Sustaining Constructive Youth Political Engagement
The central region debate will be third in the 2016 series will seek to evaluate youth engagement in the 2016 polls as well as identify and document strategies for a more constructive and sustained youth political engagement beyond elections.

Discussion

SYMPOSIUM ON POSSIBILITIES FOR PEACE-BUILDING IN SOUTH SUDAN

Transcending the Shadow of Violence: Alternatives for Fostering Inclusive State Building and Sustainable Peace in South
This symposium organized in partnership with UNIFOG and Makerere University Convocation will interrogate prevailing circumstances in South Sudan with the view to identify alternatives for peace-building.

Workshop

Training for Appointed and Elected district local leaders

The Role of Appointed and Elected Leaders in promoting Good Governance in Eastern Uganda
In order for a district to function effectively, there is need for a good working relationship between the appointed and the elected leaders. KAS and the Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) will train selected leaders from Busia, Mbale and Tororo.

Workshop

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCE WORKSHOP

Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda
CEMCOD and KAS recognize the power of social media to refine government, to open potentially promising channels of communication and to offer citizens direct access to their government and to public officials.

Event

LÉO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM 2016

Promoting inclusive economic growth & decent employment for all by 2030
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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.