Events - Uganda Office
Intercultural Dialogue on "Building a Shared South Sudan Identity"
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) organises in cooperation with the Young-adult Empowerment Initiative (YEi) under the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) a half-day R-ARCISS dissemination workshop to deepen the understanding of youth, women, religious, and community leaders on the Peace Agreement as well as their collective responsibilities and efforts to rally support in its implementation. Additionally, an inter-cultural public dialogue will take place. The purpose of the planned public dialogue is to bring South Sudanese refugee communities in Bidi Bidi Settlement together where they can interact and exchange views with the goal to create understanding and trust among themselves.
Youth4Policy - Inaugural Workshop
We are launching the 2019/2020 Youth4Policy Fellowship in cooperation with Centre for Development Alternatives and Public Policy Institute. Our second round of fellows is due to commence their training in public policy analysis and formulation.
Youth leader’s Capacity Enhancement Workshop
In cooperation with the National Youth Council (NYC) we are organizing a workshop on equipping the youth with knowledge on civic rights and participations and creating space for youth dialogue on the development of Acholi sub region.
Pola-Lab: Youth Leadership Training
The project Political leadership Advancement Lab (Pola-Lab) organized in collaboration with the University of Forum on Governance aims at mentoring a new breed of effective and reflective leaders with skills to deal with the contemporary development challenges.
Introducing Youth4Policy to Hon. Minister Mbayo
Recent graduates of our first Youth4Policy cohort received the opportunity to present the fellowship along with their policy papers at the Ministry of the Presidency. The fellows of the Youth4Policy programme used the opportunity to make a case for their areas of research and defended their policy suggestions, which was greatly appreciated by Hon. Minister Mbayo.
Workshop: Transnational Justice in South Sudan
This workshops aims to promote the principle and ideas of transnational justice. Different experts and the audience will discuss how to enable access to justice for the victims of the South Sudan conflict.
ENHANCING NON-STATE ACTORS’ PREPAREDNESS TO TAP INTO GLOBAL CLIMATE FINANCE
Together with our partner African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) we organize a half-day training workshop for key national level non-state actors in the climate change sector about Climate Finance, to create awareness on the different entry points into the climate finance windows.
PUBLIC DIALOGUE AND LAUNCH OF YOUTH4POLICY COHORT 2
Together with our partners Center for Development Alternatives and the Public Policy Institute we organize the Youth for Policy Programme, an initiative to support young experts in developing public policy alternatives. On 21 March, the Youth4Policy fellows will present their results in a public dialogue and we officially launch the second cohort of Youth4Policy.
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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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