Events

Workshop

Training for Youth in Effective Participation in National Democratic Governance and Leadership Development Processes

The All Saints Church and KAS are organising a leadership and democracy training in Amolatar. The training is going to be a follow-up on a training that took place in 2013 and targets the previous training's most promising participants.

Book presentation

Uganda’s Economic Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change

Official Launch of the publication “Reality Check”

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is launching the publication "Uganda’s Economic Development: The Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change" by Dr. Emmanuel Kasimbazi, that is published within the successful publication series "Reality Check".

Workshop

Promoting Democratic Accountability at the Local Level: Identifying Challenges, Sharing Best Practices

Inter-district Forum for Democracy Promotion Initiatives Meeting in Kampala

The Inter-district Forum emerged out of a project that was implemented by KAS and Action for Development (ACFODE) and funded by the European Union between 2011 and 2013. The workshop is part of the sustainability efforts that follow the project.

Discussion

Resource Management: Making Oil Work for Africa

The conference organised by KAS and the LéO Africa Forum will be the third high level conference on sustainable oil production in Uganda. A panel of Ugandan experts will discuss which lessons can be learned from other African countries.

Expert conference

Democratic Bargain?

Young People and Transitional Politics in Uganda

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance and the Makerere University organises a three day conference on the role of the youth in transitional politics and democratic consolidation on 24 to 27 July.

Discussion

Political Ideology in Uganda

Necessary, relevant, misunderstood?

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organises a public discussion on the issue of ideology in the Ugandan context. The event will take place on 16 July, 2:00 pm, at Hotel Africana. There will be a short presentation by Dr. Simba to introduce the subject.

Event

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.

Event

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.

Radio Programmes in Northern Uganda – SPACE Project

Why we need to prioritise mental health

Audience feedback from radio talk shows in Northern Uganda calls for the need for community capacity-building on mental health and improved health services.

Training of Service User Committee Members in Northern Uganda

Engagement of local services committees in the North - EU SPACE Project

Capacity building of Service User Committees is critical to solving community challenges, empowering citizens to assess and monitor local service delivery. The training therefore aimed at enhancing the capacity of Service User Committees in northern Uganda, on their oversight roles and responsibilities within Local Government accountability and service-delivery.

EU Project in Moroto & Napak

Performance and efficiency of the public sector is a prominent part of the National Development Plan III (NDPIII) towards agenda 2040. In our dialogues, we discussed public resource management approaches implemented by the districts in terms of public money, store property, assets, loans and government investments in the various districts.

Accountability gaps in the North increase pressure to act

Community Engagements in Northern Uganda have ignited discussions with the district leaderships in Northern Uganda. As shortcomings are being discussed, particularly issues of gender-responsiveness surface in the discussions and are met by promises for action.

Looking back on three successful citizen webinars:

During COVID-19, joining hands with governmental efforts is paramount

After the conclusion of three successful webinars, KAS looks back on a series of events that have contributed to raising greater awareness about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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)

“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

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

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).

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.

Promoting good governance in a multiparty system at the district level     

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.