Events

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.

Workshop

Increasing Awareness of Women Leaders

Workshop by WOTODEV (Women Together for Development)
To promote efficiency in service delivery, the workshop targets to train women leaders to better understand their roles in community development

Workshop

Promoting Legal and Human Rights for Women and Girls

Workshop by AFODE (Action for Development)
The workshop aims to increase opportunities for women inclusion in decision-making through defending women’s rights and reducing incidences of discrimination against women and girl children.

Workshop

Fostering Equal Partnership in Development

Workshop by WOTODEV (Women Together for Development)
Women leaders will be trained in among other things: the roles of Councillors in community development and leadership aspects such as lobbying and resource mobilisation.

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.