Events

Discussion

22 Years of NRM Governance; Progress or Failure

Public Dialogue by Makerere University

The Public Dialogue will be about the Achievements as well as the Failures of the 22 Years of the NRM Governance.

Seminar

Strategic Planning; the 2008 DP Delegates' Conference

By FAD (Foundation for African Development)

To prepare DP Leadesrhip for the National Delegates ConferenceTo train Political Party Leaders to understand the laws, and political processes relating to internal Democracy of a poltical Party.

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

Human Rights Training for Journalists

Workshop by UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)

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.

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

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.