Events

Book presentation

Launch of Media Journal

By UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)

The journal launch will also include a public dialogue on media and democracy in Uganda

Workshop

ACFODE and KAS Change Rural Ugandan Women into Transformative Leaders

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Seminar

Empowering Political Party Leaders for the Forthcoming Local Council I and II Elections

By FAD (Foundation for African Development)

To equip political party leaders at lower levels with knowledge and skills to properly prepare for the forthcoming lower council elections.To train political party leaders to understand the laws,and policy processes relating to Lower Council Courts

Workshop

Enhancing effective women's participation in politics and decision making

Mentorship workshop by ACFODE (Action for Development)

The workshop aims to build the capacity of women leaders for effective Participation of women in politics at local governemnt level.

Book presentation

Launch of Media Journal

By UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)

The journal launch will also include a public dialogue on media and democracy in Uganda

Workshop

Empowering Young People for the Forthcoming Elections

Workshop by FAD (Foundation for African Development)

The workshop will expose young aspiring leaders to the democratisation process, electoral laws and you policies in Uganda

Discussion

Political Parties Discuss Party Funding Bill

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Conversation

Public Dialogue on the Party Funding Bill

By FAD (Foundation for African Development)

The dialogue will bring togeter stakeholders from political parties, parliament and the academia among others to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the proposed government funding for political parties

Workshop

Human Rights Training for Journalists

Workshop by UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)

The workshop organised in collaboration with Gulu Press Club. 30 journalists print and broadcasting media shall undergo a three day training on different aspects to improve their skills and experiences for better delivery in human rights reporting.

Workshop

Capacity Building for Women in Leadership

Workshop by WOTODEV (Women Together for Development)

The workshop aims to build the capacity of women leaders through equiping them with effective leadership skills and deepening their understanding of multiparty politics.

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.

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.