Events

Congress

(No) Peace in Sight?

Perspectives and Opportunities for Sustainable Peace in South Sudan
Three years after its independence, South Sudan is again trapped in violent conflict. KAS is organising a high level conference in which possibilities and challenges for sustainable peace beyond political settlement will be discussed.

Workshop

KAS Scholarship Meeting 2014

Consultation and networking meeting of the current Scholarship holders and Alumni of the KAS Scholarship System
The meeting organised by KAS has the purpose of bringing together current KAS scholarship holders and scholarship alumnis. New scholarship contracts will be handed out and there will be consultations of how the alumni network could be strengthened.

Lecture

Seventeen Years of Decentralization

Opportunities, Challenges and Outlook for Uganda
The pulic lecture organised by KAS in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance takes a close look at the decentralisation system in Uganda from different perspectives. It will bring together academic experts from Makerere University.

Workshop

Strategic Planning Workshop

Workshop of the Inter-District CSO Network on Accountability and Good Governance
The network of loca Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) emerged out of a EU funded project. The workshop has the purpose to come up with a memorandum of understanding and strategic plan for the network and work towards its independence.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank Residential Workshop

Review and Analysis of the Current Model of Electoral Democracy and Development of Policy Recommendations
The Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives develops a paper on electoral reform, an issue that is heatedly discussed in the Ugandan media, civil society, and political arena. During the workshop, the paper will be finalised for publication.

Event

Benedicto Kiwanuka Memorial Lecture & Launch of "Reality Check" on Political Party Financing

Electoral Systems and their Implications on Election Results - Perspectives for Uganda
The event organised by KAS and the Foundation for African Development (FAD) contained the annual Kiwanuka Memorial Lecture and the launch of the publication “Political Party Financing in Uganda; a Critical Analysis in Reference to Other Countries”.

Discussion

Awakening the Giants

The Academia and Development Discourse in Uganda
The University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) together with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organise a public academic debate on the role the Ugandan academia plays - and should play - in shaping the Ugandan development discourse.

Discussion

Monetization of Ugandan Politics

How to empower Youth against Money-Politics?
The public debate organised by KAS is the third youth debate on central political issues for the youth in this year. It is going to focus on the role money plays in Ugandan politics, how this impacts on youth engagement, and what alternatives exist.

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.