Events

Discussion

The Different Electoral Systems and How Tey Affect Elections: What System is Optimal for Uganda?

Welches System ist optimal für Uganda?
Public dialogue organised by the Foundation for African Development (FAD) with support from KAS.

Discussion

Empowered to Act: Enhancing Youth and Women’s Effective Participation in Politics and Decision Making

Inter-institutions Debate Competition
Debate competition organised by Action for Development (ACFODE) with support from KAS.

Workshop

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.

Discussion

New Voices: Media Freedom Helping to Transform Societies

World Press Freedom Day 2012
Public media dialogue organised by the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) with support from KAS on occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.

Forum

Democratic Challenges in Uganda - The Role of Women

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

Workshop

Training of trainers workshop for civil society actors in Soroti

Training series under the EU-funded projekt
Training of trainers workshop for civil society representatives from Soroti district on democratic governance and accountability and the application of the Civic Education Toolkit.

Workshop

Training workshop for local councillors in Soroti on democratic governance and accountability

Training series under the EU-funded projekt
Training workshop for district councillors on their roles and responsibilities as elected leaders in the democratic political system.

Workshop

Advocacy Training for CSOs

Workshop organised by KAS in conjunction with the Gulu District NGO Forum
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.

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.

Event Reports

Forum on Open Government

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

in Partnership with the Government-Citizen Interaction Centre
The Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung convened a workshop on the theme “Building capacity to enhance efficiency of Government - Citizen Interaction”. The workshop primarily aimed at discussing how to harness “Open Government” for delivering equitable development outcomes.