Events

Congress

The Kampala Geopolitics Conference - 2nd edition

The conference will feature 18 panels and will attract thousands of participants from Uganda and beyond. The targeted audience is the general public with special focus on students, academia, representatives from civil society and media, political decision-makers and the diplomatic community.

Workshop

Youth4Policy Final Writing Workshop

Fellows of the Youth4Policy programme are meeting to finalise their writing products for submission of their research-based policy briefs.

Expert conference

The Age of Digital Interdependence

KAS in partnership with the Ministry of ICT is conducting a multi-stakeholder forum on the report of the UN Secretary-General's high level panel on Digital Cooperation

Expert talk

Dialogue on Open Government in Uganda

Trenda, Challenges and Prospects
In Partnership with the Government Citizen Interaction Centre, KAS is organizing a dialogue on the trends, challenges and prospects of open government in Uganda

Expert conference

ACFODE National Women's Conference

ACFODE holds their national women's conference

Expert conference

Private Sector Forum

In partnership with Centre for Development Alternatives and representative bodies of the private sector, KAS is holding a Private Sector Forum to reflect on the challenges of unemployment and curbed economic growth in Uganda.

Workshop

Kampala Geopolitics Student Debates 2019

The Kampala Geopolitics Student Debates will offer Makerere University students exposure to numerous political views and a chance to actively question and critique common statements with debate topics cutting across contemporary, local and international geopolitics. Through outstanding performance during the course of the debates, the student-panellists can further qualify to be nominated for panels at the Kampala Geopolitics Conference 2019, taking place on the 17th and 18th of October.

Workshop

Youth4Policy Research Validation Workshops

Youth4Policy Fellows are meeting with our mentors and facilitators to validate their research results from the field and to prepare their policy recommendations for their final policy briefs.

Event Reports

"We need to own the Peace Agreement!"

South Sudanese Refugees in Bweyale Town Meets to Learn More about the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan (ARCSS).

Event Reports

Swarm 2018: Advancing Uganda’s Digital Economy

The third technology summit called Swarm organized by Hive Colab brought together leading voices of the Ugandan tech community. This year the summit focused on technology for education, agriculture, health, finance and governance.

Event Reports

How can Non-State Actors take part in Climate Finance Initiatives?

To achieve the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, also non-state actors have to be supported in financing their climate-change-related-activities. On our Private Sector Forum we held a workshop for non-state actors about climate finance and how it can be accessed.

Event Reports

Championing Youth Participation in shaping a Holistic Gender Equality Agenda

This year the National Youth Conference dealt with the topic of gender equality and how the youth can change the gender equality legislative landscape in Uganda. On two days, representatives of the youth discussed issues related to the equality of rights, opportunities and challenges for youth and tools to influence politics.

Event Reports

Why Corporate Social Impact Investment Matters

Private Sector Forum on the subject of Corporate Social Impact Investment (CSII) organized with ACTADE

Event Reports

Digitalisation Forum 2018 —  Managing the 4th Industrial Revolution

The first ever Kampala Digitalisation Forum held by the Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology of Uganda together with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) brought together stakeholders to assess the current status quo and development potential regarding digitalisation and the fourth industrial revolution in East Africa.

Event Reports

How can Chapter V of the South Sudanese Peace Agreement be implemented?

Our partner NoSSCOU (Network of South Sudanese Civil Organizations in Uganda) held a workshop for civil society organizations to strengthen their understanding of Chapter V of the Revitalized Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) and to support the peace process in South Sudan.

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"Zugang zu Elektrizität sollte ein Menschenrecht sein!"

"Obwohl Ugandas BIP wächst, kam es bislang noch nicht zu einem Strukturwandel in der Gesellschaft. Die meisten ugandischen Bürger sind immer noch in der Landwirtschaft beschäftigt", erklärte Max Walter, Geschäftsführer des Center for Development Alternatives (CDA) bei einer Pressekonferenz über die wirtschaftliche Transformation Ugandas am 10. Oktober in Kampala.

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Wo liegt der Schlüssel für die Dezentralisierung? Bei den lokalen Regierungen!

"Es gibt nicht viele Länder, die in Sachen Dezentralisierung so stark sind wie Uganda. Aber es ist geht nicht nur um Quantität, sondern auch um Qualität. Es liegen noch einige Herausforderungen vor uns, wie beispielsweise die mangelnde Kapazität um die Dezentralisierung voranzutreiben. Lassen Sie uns diese Konferenz nutzen, um uns zu verbessern.“ sagte der KAS Landeskoordinator Mathias Kamp während des ULGA Dezentralisierung Dialoges vom 16. bis 18. September in Kampala.

Event Reports

“Access to electricity should be a human right!”

„Uganda‘s GDP is growing, but it is not leading to a structural transformation in society. Most of Uganda‘s citizens are still employed by the agriculture business,“ explained Max Walter, Executive Director of Center for Development Alternatives (CDA) during a press briefing on the Uganda’s economic transformation on October 10th in Kampala.