Events

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

Discussion

Promoting Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation at the Local Government Level

KAS has conducted dialogues and trainings on 'promoting political pluralism, democratic participation and representation at the local government level' with key media and civil society actors and local councillors in Kasese district.

Discussion

KAS Scholarship Beneficiaries Meet

KAS held the third networking meeting for beneficiaries of its local scholarship programme at Uganda Martyrs University (UMU).

Symposium

"REALITY CHECK" - The State of Multiparty Democracy in Uganda

Symposium with Politicians and Academicians
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Event Reports

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.

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.