Events

Congress

2017 Media Challenge Expo

Defining the role of Women in Media
The Expo is a 3 day media exhibition bringing the Ugandan media fraternity together to celebrate excellence in media in Uganda and provide opportunities for media students to engage with professionals in the field.

Discussion

#YouthinPoliticsUG

Reflections on youth participation in party politics in Uganda
The roundtable discussion aims to reflect on the participation of youth within political parties and chat ways of enhancing it.

Symposium

“OPEN DOORS” PUBLIC DIALOGUE

ARE REFUGEES ECONOMIC ACTORS OR A BURDEN TO HOST COUNTRIES?
Uganda's generous refugee management approach treats refugees almost as its own citizens. Does this pose economic burden or opportunities? The symposium discusses this question borrowing from both the Ugandan and Franco-German contexts.

Event

THE 2ND INTERPARTY YOUTH PLATFORM SOCCER CHALLENGE

TOGETHER FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT
The Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) will compete in the 2nd soccer challenge where fair-play is expected. The tournament is intended to foster unity among youth from different political parties as they contribute peacefully to Uganda's development

Workshop

APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS ON WORKING TOGETHER IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM

DNG TO TRAIN LEADERS FROM KATAKWI, AMURIA AND SOROTI DISTRICTS
Continuing with our training series for appointed and elected leaders together with our partner Directorate for National Guidance, we are happy to extend the trainings to Teso sub region. Over 40 leaders from Katakwi, Amuria & Soroti will participate

Discussion

UGANDA DATA CLUB SESSION

Understanding the Data Scene in Uganda
Data is the new oil. With the rise in importance of data globally, Uganda too must be on the forefront in how we collect, analyze, visualize & disseminate data. This discussion is meant to leverage this potential to promote a culture of data use.

Workshop

TRAINING AND ORIENTATION FOR FEMALE YOUTH LEADERS IN EASTERN UGANDA

Female Youth representatives to get training on leadership
In a bid to empower women leaders in Uganda, the National Youth Council will facilitate another training fro Female youth Leaders in eastern Uganda. This is aimed at empowering them to become effective leaders. KAS is happy to support this initiative

Seminar

KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP HOLDERS AND ALUMNI NETWORKING MEETING

Building Transformative Leaders for Institutional and Organisational Change
KAS is keen on supporting seasoned and promising leaders in furthering their education. The scholarship targets Students from Uganda and South Sudan. The programme has produced influential leaders in both countries who will meet to network.

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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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Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

“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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.