Events

Workshop

Political Leadership Training

The fourth edition of PoLA-LAB brought 27 young leader together. PoLA-LAB is a program for political and community leaders that provides a training in advocacy, political economy analysis and social mobilization.

Event

Interparty Youth Platform Football Challenge

YOUTH AS KEY STAKEHOLDERS IN PEACE BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF UGANDA
On Saturday the 22nd of September, the cross-party IYOP football tournament will take place for the third time, again supported by KAS and IRI.

Discussion

SOUTH SUDANESE INTER-CULTURAL DIALOGUE

Cultural diversities in building and promotion of peace in South Sudan
The activity is intended promote a better understanding of the positive values of culture in promotion of peace because it will enable the South Sudanese citizens to fight against the negative cultural vices that promote conflict.

Expert conference

ULGA NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON DECENTRALIZATION

In order to generate a discussion on national level, KAS and ULGA invite you to engage in our national dialogue about current trends of Decentralization in Uganda as tool for promoting good governance and democratic participation of the citizens.

Discussion

Arise Magazine Networking Reception

To share the concerns of female refugees in settlements with important stakeholders, KAS and ACFODE are organizing a networking reception to launch the 64th issue of Arise Magazine entitled "The Refugee Crisis: A Women's Rights Issue"

Discussion

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The Revolutionary Impact of Digitalization of the Transport Sector/Industry in Kampala
The Roundtable discussion seeks to provide a forum for to discuss the impacts of digitalizing transport in Kampala as well as to better understand the linkages of digitizing the transport sector to economic development in Uganda.

Discussion

MAKING SOUTH SUDAN’S 2018 PEACE DEAL WORK: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

A public dialogue organised by the University Forum on Governance, the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda
The public dialogue will provide an analysis of the agreement and the prospects for it to bring about lasting peace in South Sudan. The discussion will focus on the contents, applicability and how the agreement can be better implemented.

Seminar

YOUTH4POLICY SEMINAR 3

Policy Advocacy, Strategic Communication and Lobbying
As the Youth4policy fellows conclude their research and writing their policy briefs, it is important for them to figure out the best way to advocate, communicate and lobby strategically. Happy to walk this journey with our partners - CDA

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.