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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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Conversation

Building synergies for promoting Good Governance

Political Party Youth Wings and CSOs together for a better Uganda
The National Youth Council, in a bid to strengthen their work with different stakeholders, will hold a public dialogue with youth from the different political party wings and civil society to further build synergies for promoting good governance.

Discussion

BUILDING SYNERGIES BETWEEN CSOs AND POLITICAL PARTIES FOR CONSTRUCTIVE YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS

#YouthinPoliticsUg, UNIFOG, KAS Uganda

Discussion

Media Coverage of Women in the ever-changing World of Work

In light of the 2017 International Women’s Day commemoration, the #womeninmediaug campaign is organizing an evening public conversation with leading Ugandan media practitioners, civil society activists and the academia on Thur 9 starting at 4:00PM.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives Strategy workshop

Wider and better audience engagement
With some years of engaging in policy work and having gained some experience in policy work, the Think Tank intends to reach out to a wider audience in a more interactive manner. This Workshop will explore enriching strategies for better engagement.

Workshop

GOOD GOVERNANCE IN A MULTIPARTY SYSTEM AT THE LOCAL LEVEL

Training for appointed and elected leaders in promoting good governance in Shema, Mitoma and Bushenyi
The Directorate of National Guidance (DNG) will resume their training series for appointed and elected leaders geared towards improving the leaders' appreciation of pluralism aimed at improved service delivery for Mitoma, Shema and Bushenyi.

Seminar

The Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP)Fellowship

Cultivating Servant Leadership
At the heart of what we want participants to achieve from this seminar is to connect their ideas and visions to individual action on community advancement, and to embrace the concept of servant leadership.

Seminar

Mentoring and Coaching for Apac and Pallisa Women caucuses

Enhancing the effectiveness of caucuses at the local level
Our partner Action for Development in a bid to increase the effectiveness of women's leaders participation in their respective spaces, will conduct mentoring and coaching sessions for female councilors in Apac and Pallisa

Workshop

SOCIAL MEDIA FOR CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Effective Use of Social Media by Local Government Leaders for Civic Engagement in Uganda
Training local government leaders in the effective use of social media for civic engagement will enhance their use of new media platforms for communication and hence promote accountability of duty bearers to local community concerns.

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.

Event Reports

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.

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.

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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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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.