Events - Uganda Office
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.
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.
UMDF Networking Meeting and AGM
Bi-annual meeting of members of the UMDF network for exchange and planning purposes.
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.
Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives
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.
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.
Makerere’s Role in Uganda’s Socio-political Transformation - The contributions of Students’ Activism
Guild Presidential Debate
Panel discussion with the Guild Presidential Candidates.
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.
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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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