Events

Workshop

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.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives

Inaugural Meeting

The inaugural meeting will bring together the selected members of the think tank in order to get to know each other, discuss the concept of the think tank and plan the way forward.

Workshop

FAD Annual General Meeting

In a bid to strengthen internal coherence, FAD will hold its AGM for 2011. FAD has been KAS’ partner in Uganda for the longest period spanning over 30 years. At this years’ AGM, elections to several board positions shall be conducted.

Symposium

Makerere’s Role in Uganda’s Socio-political Transformation - The contributions of Students’ Activism

Guild Presidential Debate

Panel discussion with the Guild Presidential Candidates.

Workshop

Promotion of Constitutionalism & Good Governance in Uganda

Civil Society Capacity Building Workshop

With the support of KAS, the department of Information and National Guidance holds a series of workshops targeting political and civil society leaders at the district level.

Workshop

Reporting Petitions and Ensuring Journalists' Safety

UMDF Training Workshop for Journalists

Training Workshop for Journalists organised by Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF).

Workshop

Meeting with District Coordinators

The meeting will bring together district coordinators from 13 districts where FAD shall implement activities in 2011.

Discussion

Public Dialogue: Journalists as Bearers and Promoters of Human Rights in Uganda

National Public Dialogue with key stakeholders from media, politics and civil society, organised by KAS in cooperation with UMDF and with support from GTZ.

Workshop

National Workshop: Journalists as Bearers and Promoters of Human Rights

GTZ-supported National Workshop for Media Practitioners and Human Rights Activists

Discussion

Public Dialogue on Political Communication & Launch of the First "Uganda Media Review"

Dialogue on Political Communication: Strategies for Improving Relations between Political Parties and the Media & Launch of the Journal on Media and Elections

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.