Local Governance Assessment and District Peer Review Mechanism

Training Workshop for Assessors

Training workshop for selected participants from civil society and local councils from the districts of Kabale, Kisoro and Mbarara. The workshop will prepare participants for the task of conducting a local governance assessment.


50 Years of Independence – Reflections, Aspirations, and Commitments by Young Political Leaders

Conference by the Inter-Party Youth Platform (IYOP)

The conference is organised as part of the celebrations to mark 50 years of Uganda’s independence. It is designed as a space for young political leaders to reflect on Uganda’s commemoration of the golden jubilee of independence.


Equitable Access to Quality Education in Uganda

Public Dialogue of the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives

Public Dialogue organised by the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.


Youth Unemployment in Uganda

Grand Public Dialogue at Makerere University

Public dialogue organised by the Makerere University Convocation (MUC) with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.


Oil Production in a Social Market Economy

Perspectives for Uganda

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in conjunction with the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) is organizing a conference on oil production in a Social Market Economy.


Media and Good Governance

KAS-UMDF Training Programme for Journalists

With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) is continuing its training programme for journalists at regional and district level. In 2012 the focus of the trainings is the issue of good governance.


MAK@50: The Role Of The Academia In Building A Sustainable Private Sector

Case Of Dr. Martin Aliker

Makerere University Convocation will join the rest of the University in celebrating 90 years of the institution’s existence since 1922. The yearlong celebrations will commence in August 2012 and go on to August 2013.


Launch of the Democracy Torch

The event organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and Action for Development (ACFODE) is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 17th, starting at 5:30 pm. The guest of honour will be Hon. Justice Benjamin Odoki, Chief Justice of Uganda.


Advocacy Training for CSOs

Workshop für Zivilgesellschaftsvertreter im Distrikt Mbale

The training will focus on advocacy as a necessary tool for effective democratic governance and will be a follow up of the previous trainings that KAS has given to the CSOs in the areas of Democratic Governance and the Rule of Law.


East Africa’s Economic Problems - A Big Challenge for the Integration

Public dialogue in conjunction with the Makerere University Convocation (MUC).

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.

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

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.