Events

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WORKSHOP TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN NORTHERN UGANDA

ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 AND REGULATIONS 2011
This engagement will enable journalists to generate knowledge, application and usage of the law as the vital channel to ensure that the government remains accountable to the public through disclosing information on request and proactively.

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Harnessing Digitalization for the development of Agricultural value chains in Uganda

The Event aims at facilitating a policy dialogue between practitioners in agriculture value chains andrelevant policy makers that will pave way for formulation of betterpolicies that support agricultural development through innovations in ICT.

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PUBLIC DIALOGUE: CREATIVE ARTS AND PEACE PROMOTION IN SOUTH SUDAN

This dialogue is aimed at initiating new methods of advocacy for peace and reconciliation among the youths to create social cohesion among the different south Sudanese communities in Uganda since they are the key agents to restore peace.

Discussion

ANNUAL KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI FORUM

Making Meaning of Democracy, Authoritarianism and Hybrid Regimes in Africa
The KAS-UMU scholarship holders forum has continued to grow with the increasing number of scholars joining the program. We are happy to facilitate periodical engagements for the scholars to discuss contemporary issues affecting their countries

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POLITICAL LEADERSHIP ADVANCEMENT SEMINAR IN KABALE DISTRICT

Training on Political Economy Analysis, Advocacy, Political and Social Mobilization
The POLA-LAB trainings aim to build a new breed of leadership with better understanding of development challenges, able to mobilize and advocate for interests of their constituencies.

Congress

KABAKE@15: CELEBRATING 15YEARS OF COMMUNITY RADIO

REFLECTIONS ON RECOVERY IN NORTHERN UGANDA
To commemorate Kabake’s 15years of impactful community radio, a half day public dialogue will take place at the town hall in Gulu town. The commemoration will provide a unique platform to discuss Northern Uganda’s recovery and reconstruction journey.

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PUBLIC DIALOGUE

THE CASE FOR WOMEN'S INCLUSION IN SOUTH SUDAN'S PEACE PROCESSES
The dialogue aims to bring together 100 participants, most of whom South Sudanese women to reflect and establish networks and cooperation that will allow them play active roles in the civil society and in politics of South Sudan.

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WORKSHOP TRAINING FOR JOURNALISTS IN WESTERN UGANDA

ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2005 AND REGULATIONS 2011
The training workshop is meant to enhance and inculcate a greater understanding of Access to Information Act 2005 and regulations of 2011 by conducting an indepth sensitization training for journalists and human rights activists in western Uganda.

Event Reports

Forum on Open Government

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

in Partnership with the Government-Citizen Interaction Centre
The Government Citizen Interaction Centre (GCIC) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung convened a workshop on the theme “Building capacity to enhance efficiency of Government - Citizen Interaction”. The workshop primarily aimed at discussing how to harness “Open Government” for delivering equitable development outcomes.

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ACFODE National Women's Conference

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

Combating Gender Inequality in Uganda and Beyond
The National Women's conference organised by ACFODE was a true success, once again! Vast numbers of participants engaged actively in the different discussions and shed light on the state of women's rights in the country.

Event Reports

Nwoya District Residents Cite Corruption in NUSAF III Implementation

by Donnas Ojok

The locals made the allegation during the recording of Kabake Community Radio Programme on September 22, 2019 at Owak Sub ward in Anaka Town council, Nwoya district, a pre-recorded program that airs every Sunday on 102 Mega Fm and funded by Konrad Adenuar Stiftung Foundation.

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South Sudanese Youth Discuses the Country’s Natural Resource Status

by Donnas Ojok

This debate was held on Friday September 27th 2019 at the American Corner, University of Juba where a public dialogue was convened in partnership with Community Empowerment for Rehabilitation and Development (CEFoRD) under the theme “Natural Resources Dimensions of Conflicts in South Sudan”

Event Reports

Private Sector Forum 2019

by Verena Kasirye-Büllesbach

A Summary Report
Summary Report of the 2019 Uganda Private Sector Forum
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Predicaments of Uganda’s Middleclass as Portrayed by Three Photographers

by Donnas Ojok

Africa’s middle-class as defined by certain criteria such as secondary schooling completion, decent housing, and skilled employment is rising. Though the Ugandan middle class population accounts a small portion, urban dynamics present opportunities for a significant demographic rise of this social class. As part of the Future Africa Vision in Time (FAVT) Exhibition Opening Events, the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung partnered with the German Cultural Institute, the Goethe-Zentrum Kampala, hosting a public symposium on the challenges and opportunities of a rising middle-class in Africa in general and Uganda in particular.

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What does Success mean? – African Young Leaders come together for Reflection Seminar

Change requires ideas and ideas demand people who reflect and approach them. The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and LéO Africa Institute are therefore bringing together young and aspiring thinkers of a new generation. Already in its third year, the Young Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) brings together over 20 change makers of 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 8 to 11 August, 2019, we welcomed 21 fellows of this third cohort for a seminar on “Achieving and Managing Success” at Victoria Forest Resort, Kalangala.

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“Political Participation Isn’t just about Voting”

Youth Leadership Training in Fort Portal
On 3 August 2019, 25 young leaders from the Kabarole district took part in a training session on the topics of political economy analysis, advocacy and social mobilisation. The Political Leadership Advancement Laboratory (PoLA-LAB) is a youth-focused training for political leaders organised in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG). PoLA-LAB is a one-day session that includes an interactive and participatory approach to promote a better understanding of development challenges through an analysis of the political economy. The sessions also focus on lobbying and political mobilisation, as well as moderating conversations aimed at promoting constructive civic engagement beyond election times and cycles.

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Public Policy In New Political Realities – Youth4Policy Networking Event

The first Youth4Policy networking event under the theme – ‘influencing public policy in new political realities’ was convened as an interactive event for the Alumni and current Youth4Policy Fellows. The networking dinner officially launched the Youth4Policy alumni network and enabled alumni, fellows and staff to build a community of policy professionals who share a common interest to positively influence public policy outcomes.

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Youth4Policy Fellows headed off to their second policy learning mission

From Thursday, July 25th to Saturday, July 27th, the current cohort of Youth4Policy fellows came together for their Second Policy Learning Mission in Kampala. The programme was designed to provide practical first-hand experience of policy processes and to enable the fellows to interact with policy decision-makers and implementers. Moreover, the mission offered the fellows a chance to develop their preliminary policy research further by providing them with insights on professional writing and presentation tools.