Events - Uganda Office
The Status and Costs of Kampala’s Polluted Air
As a rapidly growing city, Kampala is facing the equally mounting problem of pollution, impacting the health of its inhabitants. Pollution occurs in an abundance of forms, roughly categorized into air, water and land pollution. Urban areas suffer greatly from air pollution mainly due to combustion processes. Critical sources of harmful emissions include vehicles, unpaved roads, industry, open waste burning and domestic cooking. This meeting is to bring key players of the various sectors together to share information on the prevalent situation, on the state of current projects and on the prospects, hence identifying opportunities for cooperative synergies.
The Political Economy of the Number of States in South Sudan
Disussion about the role of the system represented by ten states in the development of South Sudan
A one-day workshop and public dialogue organized by the Centre for Peace and Advocacy (CPA) under the auspices the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations (NoSSCOU) in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) to equip the general populace about the peace and development within ten states in South Sudan
Revisiting the Media Freedom Debate at Uganda's Independence Golden Jubilee
Launch of Reality Check No.5
With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) will launch a study under the title "Revisiting the Media Freedom Debate at Uganda's Independence Golden Jubilee" at a public dialogue in Kampala.
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.
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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.
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.
Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network
Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs
Launch of "Reality Check 11: Civil Society in Uganda"
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.
Nurturing a New Breed of Constructive Politicians in Masaka District
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.
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.
Investing for Sustainability is the Way to Go!
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).
Scholarship programme welcomes 2019 entrants with an appeal to contribute to community development
The 2019 scholarship forum for scholars of the KAS-UMU programme welcomed scholars from all over the country for a critical reflection process.
Only Political Will and More Action Will Deliver South Sudan’s R-TGoNU
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.
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