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The City is our Space!

Challenges and possibilities of cities as social and democratic spaces
The LaBa! Arts Festival and KAS will host a common panel discussion on the theme “The City is our Space - Challenges and possibilities of cities as social and democratic spaces”, followed by a showing of the movie "Kapeke Town".

Workshop

Political Ideology and the Ugandan Context

The workshop will give politically active Ugandan youth the possibility to learn about the issue of political ideologies and discuss if Uganda needs an ideological framework and what this could look like, or if it should rather focus on contents.

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Creating an Enabling Environment for Professional Journalism in Uganda

The Role of Media Owners and Managers
The conference organised by the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will bring together media owners and journalists, who discuss how an enabling work environment for the latter can be provided by the former.

Lecture

Africa Rising!

Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects for Sustainable Economic Transformation
The lecture is a platform for examining Uganda’s prospects for sustained economic transformation in the face of newly emerging challenges. It will be given by Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute.

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Launch of IYOP Communiqué on Youth and Development in Uganda

The Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) launches its communiqué from the first Interparty Youth Conference held in July 2013. It states the key policy directions proposed by young people concerning the topics that have the biggest impact on the youth.

Discussion

“Education for All or Education for Success: Two Mutually Exclusive Options?”

Inter-party Public Dialogue
The debate brought together youth representatives of seven political parties, who discussed the issue of education, one of the most central issues affecting youth specifically and national development as a whole.

Discussion

‘Promoting Leadership Advancement of Young Talents’

Student Leadership Debate at Makerere University
The debate offered young aspirants for student leadership at Makerere University the opportunity to reflect on their qualities and display their talents as future leaders in Ugandan politics, economy, and society.

Workshop

Capacity Enhancement Sessions for Women in Local Politics, Pallisa District

Women in local councils face many challenges they have to overcome in order to effectively represent their constituents. The workshop brought together 30 female politicians and aimed to strengthen their skills and capacities as local councillors.

Lecture

ACCESS TO BUSINESS FINANCE: HURDLE OR OPPORTUNITY FOR SMEs IN UGANDA?

Public Lecture by Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile - Governor of the Uganda Central Bank
The lecture discusses the regulatory framework for SME financing in Uganda. SMEs are indisputably essential for economic transformation but Uganda still lacks specific policies to address their financing and promotion.

Lecture

The International Justice System and its Relevance to the Rule of Law in Africa

Public Lecture by Hon. Justice Daniel David Ntanda Nsereko, Appeals Judge at the ICC
On the background of intense discussions including from the Ugandan political leadership accusing the ICC of bias the lecture will explore how international justice instruments offer a relevant framework for strengthening the rule of law in Africa.

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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)

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“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

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“We should be more concerned about air pollution in Kampala” - Deo Okure

by Rebecca Fuchs

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).

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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.

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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.

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“Your networks are your net-worth” - Barbara Kasekende

by Verena Kasirye

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.

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Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

by Verena Kasirye

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

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Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"

by Verena Kasirye

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.

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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.

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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.