Events

Discussion

Public Dialogue on the East African Political Federation

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Workshop

Workshop in Kamwenge

Kamwenge District Leaders Discuss Political Pluralism and Elections

Study and Information Program

The Role of Young Scholars in Confronting Governance and Human Rights Challenges in Uganda

Dr. Max Ngabirano of Uganda Martyrs University will deliver a presentation to KAS scholarship beneficiaries about their role in contronting governance and human rights challenges in Uganda. HE the Germany Ambassador will preside over the function.

Discussion

Women and Multiparty Politics

Public Dialogue by WOTODEV
The dialogue will discuss major trends and challenges to women participation in multiparty politics in Uganda

Workshop

Addressing Youth Issues in Party Coalitions

FAD Inter-party Youth Workshop
40 youth from the 6 major political parties includig NRM, DP, FDC, UPC, JEEMA and CP will come together to discuss the subject of inter-party coalitions and they can ensure that issues of youth concern and priority in such coalitions.

Discussion

The Role of Opposition Political Parties in Strengthening Democratic Governance in Uganda

Public Dialogue by Makerere University Convocation
The dialogue will provide a platform for students and academicians to discuss the role of opposition political parties in strengthening democratic governance. Opposition leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye is expected to deliver the keynote address.

Workshop

Training Journalists in Human Rights Reporting

Workshop by UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)
The workshop is organised in collaboration with Mukono Journalists Association. 30 journalists print and electronic media shall undergo a three day training to improve their skills for better delivery in human rights reporting.

Event

Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space

ACFODE WEEK
From 17th to 22nd November 2008, ACFODE will carry out a press briefing, public dialogue, match and press briefing to advance the cause for women participation in politics. The theme will be: ‘Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space'.

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.

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“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.

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Kick-off of the Scholars and Alumni Network

by Rebecca Fuchs

Building Networks beyond KAS-Programs

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.