Events

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Bracing Journalists to Fight Corruption in Uganda

UMDF Training Workshop for Journalists

Training Workshop for Journalists at the local level organized by Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF). The activity aims at raising awareness and equipping journalists with the skills and techniques to effectively report about corruption.

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Journalists as Bearers and Promoters of Human Rights

Workshop for Journalists in Mbale

The workshop aims at equipping journalists with an enhanced awareness on their role in promoting human rights and with the necessary skills, techniques and strategies for human rights journalism.

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Enhancing Effective Women’s Participation in Politics and Decision Making

Training workshop for newly elected women leaders

Discussion

Freedom of the Press in Uganda – The Local Perspective

Public Dialogue in Mbale District

Public dialogue with major stakeholders from the district on local challenges for press freedom and the role of the media in a democratic society.

Discussion

An Introduction to Policy Analysis

2nd Meeting of the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives

The members of the KAS-initiated "Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives" will be introduced to the basics of policy analysis.

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Involvement of the youth in the promotion of Gender Equality

Students’ Debate by Acfode

Discussion

Post Election Analysis: Gains, Losses and Implications for Uganda's Electoral Democracy

Public Dialogue at Makerere University

The Makerere University Convocation (MUC) is organising a public dialogue to discuss the electoral process and the implications of the 2011 Presidential and Parliamentary elections for electoral democracy in Uganda with key stakeholders.

Discussion

Freedom of the Press in Uganda – The Local Perspective

Public Dialogue in Kasese District

Public dialogue with major stakeholders from the district on local challenges for press freedom and the role of the media in a democratic society.

Workshop

Journalists as Bearers and Promoters of Human Rights

Workshop for Journalists in Kasese

The workshop aims at equipping journalists with an enhanced awareness on their role in promoting human rights and with the necessary skills, techniques and strategies for human rights journalism.

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UMDF Networking Meeting and AGM

Bi-annual meeting of members of the UMDF network for exchange and planning purposes.

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.