Asset Publisher

Events

Asset Publisher

Asset Publisher

There are currently no events planned.

Asset Publisher

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

fully booked

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

fully booked

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

Discussion

PUBLIC DIALOGUE

HOW MEDIA COVERS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN UGANDA

The purpose of this dialogue is to supplement on the already on-going global debate about the need to continue pushing for sexual harassment free environments

Discussion

CIVIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION

The meeting is meant to bringing conflicting communities at one of the largest refugees camps in Uganda and foster a spirit of cooperation, partnership and solidarity among themselves.

Seminar

GAIN UGANDA GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION RESUMES

ENHANCING GRASSROOTS CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN UGANDA

In a bid to enhance the grassroots civic engagement, our Partner GAIN Uganda resumed their trainings for local leaders, opinion leaders as well as youth and women leaders at the grassroots level. 13 districts will participate until end of August

Asset Publisher

Exploring community-based approaches to addressing cattle rustling in Karamoja region.

While there is still much work to be done in addressing the underlying causes of cattle rustling in the Karamoja region, community-based approaches offer a promising way forward that emphasises the importance of local engagement and participation.

Perspectives from Grassroots Migration Agenda Dialogues in Jinja, Pallisa and Manafwa districts.

The externalization of labor to the Middle East has been a common practice for decades, but why, when and how migration takes place is what is of fundamental concern. KAS Uganda conducted grassroots dialogues on the topic within three districts. Here are some bottom-up viewpoints.

Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda Thomas Tayebwa as guest

Prospects for cooperation with the East African country

From March 27 to 31, we hosted a delegation of parliamentarians from Uganda. The main purpose of this delegation trip was a joint exchange, among other things on joint cooperation between the EU and Uganda.

Peacebuilding Lessons for South Sudan from Northern Uganda

Yei-Okere Peacebuilding Initiative

Drawing a parallel between Okere, a small community that found itself in the wrath of war and civil strife for over three decades and now trying to rebuild itself, and Yei which is currently in the storm of such challenges, we thought it worthwhile as KAS, YAMORA, and Okere City to exchange lessons, networks, and strategies for advocacy, organizing and lobbying with local leaders in Yei, South Sudan.

Refugee Welfare Councils (RWCs) as Spaces for Political Participation of refugees in Uganda

Refugee Welfare Councils

While the official intention had been to bring together refugees and nationals to foster refugee and host community relations, RWCs have now emerged as important instruments for improving service delivery, facilitating community organizing, strengthening identity, and driving political participation among refugees in Uganda.

An Overview of Uganda’s Migration Profile

Public Dialogue at Makerere University

On Wednesday 7th December we set out to Makerere University for a public dialogue on the state of migration in Uganda. A youth engagement, we hoped to provide more information, correct misconceptions, and inspire their scholarly pursuits. Most curious about Karamoja and the increasing presence of homeless Karamajongs on the streets around them, critical about the government’s capacity to meet the refugee policy’s demands, the 174 students we met up with were an intelligent and challenging crowd for our panelists. The panelists included; Edgar Mwine, an Huduma fellow, and Migration Expert, Sheila Nsekanabo, a researcher at the Centre for Multilateral Affairs, Natasha Hadijjah Sebunya, an Artist and Writer, Lomilou Lucious, a Programme Manager at Mercy Corps, and Ian Katusiime, a journalist at the Independent Magazine. The public dialogue was moderated by Ojok Okello, the founder, and CEO of Okere City.

Musings on Emigration in Uganda at the Kampala Geopolitics Conference

Emigration in Uganda

One of the topics that were discussed at the 2022 Kampala Geopolitics Conference focused on understanding the emigration trends in Uganda. It was moderated by Ojok Okello, the founder of Okere City. He was joined by: Frank Nuwagaba, a Migration Officer at the Uganda Ministry of Internal Affairs; Agnes Igoye, a migration expert from IGAD; Barbara Maureen, an investigative journalist at the African Institute for Investigative Journalism (AIIJ); and Mutyaba Michael, a scholar, and researcher at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

“We Know Better How to Tackle Cattle Rustling” - Abim Residents

Grassroots Migration Agenda

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and ADYOFU, KAS on Thursday 21st October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda meeting with the Ethur, the residents of the Abim district located in the Karamoja sub-region to discuss how to tackle cattle rustling, a vice that has riddled progress in the sub-region for decades.

The Portrait of Migration in the Northern Uganda City of Lira

Alongside our partners GAIN-Uganda and the Lira NGO Forum, KAS on Friday 22nd October 2022 implemented its grassroots migration agenda.

However one sees it, the migration portrait in Lira City is a mixed one, punctuated with many challenges as well as opportunities. How to widen the base for opportunities and shrink the challenges is a question local politicians and communities have to answer! 

Self-Settled Urban Refugees in Kampala and Labor Market Dynamics

On 06th October 2022 at the MCI Media Hub, we convened a discussion together with the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) to explore pathways and opportunities towards integrating urban refugees and migrants into Uganda’s labor market.

The event attracted 28 participants that included urban refugees and migrants (main participants), academia, International agencies, civil society (working with migrants and refugees), and the private sector. Organizations and companies that attended included Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS), IOM, Refugee Law Project, Refugee Talent Group, Vision Fund, Opportunity Bank, Young African Refugees for Integrated Development (YARID), International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), among others.