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

Boosting Uganda’s economic transformation: Energy stakeholders and media representatives discuss Uganda’s future

Friday, on August 10th, the Marriot Hotel became a stage for discussing Uganda's economic development: In two round tables, organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) together with its Partner, the Center for Development Alternatives (CDA), key Stakeholders from the Energy Sector, government representatives and media came together to talk about what changes the energy sector must undergo in order to transform Uganda's economy into a more productive one.

Event Reports

Ugandas wirtschaftlichen Wandel stärken: Vertreter der Energie- und Medienbranche diskutieren Ugandas Zukunft

Am Freitag, den 10. August, wurde das Marriot Hotel in Kampala zur Bühne für die zukünftige wirtschaftliche Entwicklung Ugandas: In zwei Diskussionsrunden, die die Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) zusammen mit dem Zentrum für Entwicklungsalternativen (CDA) organisierte, kamen Vertreter des Energiesektors, der Regierung und der Medien zusammen. Sie sprachen über die Veränderungen, die der Energiesektor durchlaufen müsse, um Ugandas Wirtschaft zukünftig produktiver zu gestalten

Event Reports

South Sudanese community in Byeyale refugee settlement united to resolve conflict.

At various refugee settlements in Uganda where South Sudanese reside, there have been outbursts of violence along ethnic lines. It is based on this background that on Saturday 4th august 2018, the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) and its implementing partner SSOW Care Foundation with support from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) carried a civic education awareness discussion on the role of community involvement in conflict resolution in Bweyale refugee settlement of Kiryadongo district in Northern Uganda.

Event Reports

Südsudanesisches Flüchtlingslager im Norden Ugandas für eine gemeinsame Konfliktbearbeitung vereint

In verschiedenen Flüchtlingssiedlungen in Uganda, in denen vorwiegend Südsudanesen leben, kam es zu Ausbrüchen von Gewalt entlang ethnischer Zugehörigkeiten. Vor diesem Hintergrund veranstalteten das Netzwerk südsudanesischer zivilgesellschaftlicher Organisationen in Uganda (NOSSCOU) und sein Implementierungspartner SSOW Care Foundation mit Unterstützung der Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) am Samstag, den 4. August 2018, ein Sensibilisierungstraining.

Event Reports

Enhanced civic participation

Kiboga local leaders participate in a two day civic
For the third time, the Governance Accountability Civil society network of Uganda (GAIN Uganda)organized a civic education training for its members in 13 districts in four regions. One of the trainings took place in Bukomero, Kiboga, where representatives of different communities came together to talk about democracy.

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Verbesserte Bürgerbeteiligung: Regionalpolitiker aus Kiboga nehmen an einem Workshop zur Bürgerbeteiligung teil.

Zum dritten Mal organisierte das Governance Accountability Civil Society-Netzwerk Uganda (GAIN Uganda) für seine Mitglieder in 13 Distrikten eine Schulung in ziviler Bürgerbeteiligung und politischer Bildung. Eine der Schulungen fand in Bukomero, Kiboga statt. Dort trafen sich Vertreter des Gemeinderates, der Bürgermeister und Mitglieder verschiedener Gemeinden, um gemeinsam über die Rolle von Bürgern und des Staat auf lokaler Ebene zu sprechen.

Event Reports

Youth 4 Policy (Y4P) – Evening Networking Meeting

Leveraging media for effective policy communication
On Friday, 27th of July, the Youth 4 Policy (Y4P) fellows met two outstanding experts in their respective fields. With Prof. Dr. Maggie Kigozi, who formerly served as Executive Director of the Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), and Charles Mwangushya, a seasoned journalist with the Nation Media Group (NMG). These two discussed with the Y4P fellows strategies on how to gain public support for their policy proposals and make them relevant.

Event Reports

10 PRACTICAL WA|YS TO HELP REFUGEE WOMEN SURVIVE

Rosemary Amana, 25, a refugee from South Sudan witnessed horrific cases of violence against women as they fled to Uganda after the outbreak of civil war in South Sudan.

Event Reports

ARISE ISSUE 64

THE REFUGEE CRISIS: A WOMENS RIGHT ISSUE
Refugees have been spilling out of the countries intoneighbouring ones and others farther afield for quite a while now. The reason: civil warin South Sudan and a relentless and egregious persecution of the Rohingyas in Myanmar.Beside these two countries, others that have become the largest sources of refugees, oftendue to armed conflict, are Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo,the Central African Republic, Eritrea and Burundi.

Event Reports

BOOK REVIEWS - A MOONLESS, STARLESS SKY

In A Moonless, Starless Sky Alexis Okeowoweaves together four narratives that forma powerful tapestry of modern Africa: ayoung couple, kidnap victims of JosephKony’s LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonelycampaign against modern-day slavery; awomen’s basketball team flourishing amidwar-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takesup arms against the extremist group BokoHaram.