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2019

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 S...

Nov

2019

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 S...
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CHAMPIONING GREEN GROWTH IN UGANDA

Catalyzing clean energy access in Uganda with climate financing
To unpack what is required for stakeholders addressing energy needs in Uganda to tap into climate financing to support the implementation of Uganda’s Nationally Determined Contributions.

Discussion

KAS Scholarship Forum 2017

Unpacking & Conceptualizing the Concept of Social Market Economy
Discussion for the KAS Scholarship Holders with the goal of discussing the concept of social market economy as an orientation framework for a linkage between growth and social justice for the Ugandan market.

Workshop

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVED LOCAL GOVERNANCE

Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda
The training will strengthen the capacity of 20 officials from 5 districts (Local Governments) in the Lango region of Uganda to effectively use Social Media platforms to engage citizens on policy, governance and other pertinent issues.

Symposium

KABALE UNIVERSITY YOUTH DEBATE

Are political parties providing adequate space for youth Political participation?
The debate will explore the extent to which political parties are providing space for the youth to participate meaningfully in their political parties and national politics.

Discussion

Unpacking Gender (Mis) Conceptualization and Experience Sharing

#WomeninMediaUg
The dialogue will provide a unique platform for unpacking, constructing and deconstructing gender theories which are relevant in the media and communication discourse.

Discussion

Prevention of Extremism in a Diverse Society – the role of the state and religion

The discussion will provide a critical reflection on the threats and challenges posed to Ugandan society by extremist tendencies, as well as providing a platform for constructive dialogue on the prevention and containment of extremism.

Discussion

INTERPARTY YOUTH PLATFORM PUBLIC DIALOGUE

Youth Legislative Agenda: Bridging the gap between parliament and young people
With the ever changing needs of the youth, each legislative period comes with its priorities. Question is; what is in this 2016-2021 legislative period for the youth in Uganda especially from the Youth members of parliament perspective?

Symposium

STRENTHENING STUDENT POLITICAL LEADERSHIP IN UGANDA

STUDENT LEADERSHIP DEBATE, MAKERERE UNIVERSITY
The Main Objective of the activity is to identify and nurture a new breed of leaders with democratic values.

Event Reports

Investing for Sustainability is the Way to Go!

by Donnas Ojok

In Uganda, many companies engage in some form of social responsibility mostly as a form of corporate benevolence. Unfortunately, such social responsibility by companies are not sustainable. To induce sustainability and also give companies the opportunity to do well while doing good, companies can invest to create social impact, a term technically referred to as Corporate Social Impact Investment (CSII).

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Scholarship programme welcomes 2019 entrants with an appeal to contribute to community development

by Verena Kasirye

The 2019 scholarship forum for scholars of the KAS-UMU programme welcomed scholars from all over the country for a critical reflection process.

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Only Political Will and More Action Will Deliver South Sudan’s R-TGoNU

by Donnas Ojok

On 13th Nov 2019, we convened a public dialogue together the Network of South Sudanese Civil Society Organizations in Uganda (NoSSCOU) to discuss recent developments around the formation of the Revitalized Transitional Government of National Unity (R-TGoNU) in South Sudan.

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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”

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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.