Events - Uganda Office
Annual KAS-UMU Scholarship Forum
KAS-UMU scholarship holders and alumni are getting together for their annual scholarship forum.
Economic Policy Roundtable
In a meeting with the Ministry of Finance, KAS and CDA will present the outcomes of the first research paper of the "Economic Policy Paper Series". The paper looks into catalysing SME growth.
Graduation of Youth4Policy Fellows
The 2019 Youth4Policy fellowship is coming to an end! With their policy papers finalised, our fellows are graduating from the Y4P fellowship and will be initiated into the programme's alumni network.
Conflict Sensitive Reporting Workshop
Capacity Building Workshop for Cross Border Network Journalists
The main objective of the workshop is to strengthen capacities of journalist to produce peace, gender and conflict sensitive media programmes by building their capacity on conflict sensitive reporting
DNG TRAINING FOR APPOINTED AND ELECTED LEADERS IN BUSOGA SUB REGION
Civic Education for Iganga, Luuka and Mayuge Leaders
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 Busoga sub region. Over 40 leaders from the three districts will participate.
Harnessing the Demographic Divide to enhance Youth Participation and Gender Equality
The role played by the female youth in shaping the future of Uganda cannot be overemphasized. That is why inter-generational dialogue is key for the two generations to share experience. Our partner ACFODE is happy to facilitate this dialogue.
REPORT LAUNCH AND ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Uganda's Refugee Management within the EAC Legal Framework
The key output of the roundtable discussion will be the dissemination of a report that provides a comprehensive analysis of the current refugee situation in East Africa and how the EAC member states can improve their policies and practices.
RESEARCH UPDATES AND REVIEW MEETING
This purpose of this 3 hours meeting is therefore to review the research progress made by the pollution management and the refugee working groups and discuss concrete plans for the upcoming refugee policy roundtable in August 2017.
National Youth Conference
Mobilizing Youth, Creating Impact
The expected conference outputs include a youth feedback on existing policy frameworks that will be presented to government, a synthesis of accountability issues in the youth sector, a plan of action for fostering impactful youth participation.
ENHANCING CITIZEN PARTICIPATION WITH GAIN-UGANDA
Taking Civic Education to the grassroots
Our partner GAIN-Uganda will kick-start there grassroots civic education trainings across the country starting 19th July to 4th August. The participating districts are: Pallisa, Jinja, Soroti, Mbale, Pader, Lira, Masaka, Arua, Mbarara and Kabale.
Study and Information Program
Exchange Learning Visits for District Councillors
Apac and Pallisa Districts to participate in Exchange visits
In a bid to promote exchange learning and best practices, ACFODE will facilitate exchange learning visits for district councilors from Apac to Gulu (12-13 July) and Pallisa will vist Mbale on the 19th July.
LEO AFRICA ECONOMIC FORUM #LEF17
Assessing the impact of Disruptive Innovations on Development & Growth in Africa
The forum seeks to interrogate how to build collaborative synergies between the public and private sector, to identify and support start-up ventures, with immense to create more jobs and spur economic growth in the rest of the economy.
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Forum on Open Government
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.
ACFODE National Women's Conference
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.
Nwoya District Residents Cite Corruption in NUSAF III Implementation
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.
South Sudanese Youth Discuses the Country’s Natural Resource Status
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”
Private Sector Forum 2019
A Summary Report
Summary Report of the 2019 Uganda Private Sector Forum
Predicaments of Uganda’s Middleclass as Portrayed by Three Photographers
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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