Events

Expert talk

Rethinking Pension Sector Reforms as a Means of Strengthening Social Security Frameworks in Uganda

On 7th May 2015, KAS is implementing a high-level round table on social security systems in Uganda and the role state pensions systems can play in this regard. The event is connected to the publication of the Reality Check on Social Security Systems.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank Workshop

Capacity Building and Review Meeting
The workshop will take place on 25th April 2015. It will open with an update on the progress of the two working groups on agriculture and EAC integration, followed by an expert presentation on how to influence the government policy agenda.

Workshop

Northern Regional Youth Leadership Training

KAS and the NYC organize a “Regional Youth Leadership Forum” with the aim to provide a regional platform for youth representatives from the regions to build their leadership skills and strengthen their capacity to contribute to Uganda's development.

Workshop

Training for Aspiring Women Leaders

Kiboga District
KAS and ACFODE organize a workshop in Kiboga District which will prepare female politicians and aspiring leaders for the 2016 elections by increasing their knowledge about the electoral process and their roles and responsibilities.

Discussion

NEW DATE: Unity in Diversity

Perspectives on Uganda as a Multidenominational Society
KAS and the University Forum on Governance had to postpone the dialogue on perspectives of Uganda as a multidenominational society. The new date is the 27th of March 2015.

Discussion

Student Leaders as Drivers of Democratic Reform

Student Leadership Debate, Makerere University
The debate, which is organized by the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will give the candidates for the position of guild president as well as interested students the possibility engage with each other.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank Non Residential Workshop

Meeting on the Development of the Think Tank 2015
The meeting on 21st February will kick start the activities of the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives (Think Tank) for the year 2015 and new members of the Think Tank will be introduced.

Congress

National Convention for Women in Politics

Women in Party Structures, Media, and Politics
KAS and Action for Development (ACFODE) organise a convention for women in Uganda politics. Issues like female politicians in the media, in party structures, and in the upcoming elections 2016 are going to be discussed.

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.