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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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Seminar

KAS-UMU SCHOLARSHIP FORUM

Revisiting the Democracy vs Development Debate
KAS continues to support scholars from Uganda and South Sudan in order to build and nurture future leaders to become positive drivers of change in their communities and countries. This is in collaboration with Uganda martyrs University, Nkoz.

Discussion

REGIONAL DEBATE SERIES - LIRA, NORTHERN UGANDA

YOUTH AND CONSTRUCTIVE POLITICAL PARTICIPATION
The Lira debate will be second in the 2016 series will seek to evaluate youth engagement in the 2016 polls as well as identify and document strategies for a more constructive and sustained youth political engagement beyond elections.

Workshop

Capacity Enhancement Sessions for Women in Local Politics

Elected women leaders in Pallisa and Apac will be trained on how to represent women issues in their respective offices
ACFODE in partnership with KAS will conduct trainings for the newly elected women councillors. The sessions will focus on increasing the skills-set and knowledge of elected women councilors. The trainings will take place in Pallisa and Apac districts

Workshop

Civic Education tools and strategies for the local level

Training for members of GAIN-Uganda on civic engagement beyond the 2016 elections
Given that GAIN-Ug would like to heighten the civic education campaign across the regions, KAS will provide all the support to enable the success of this initiative.

Discussion

Mbarara University Guild Presidential Debate Contest

The debate will provide a leveled platform among aspirants for the top leadership position at MUST and thus fostering a culture of issue based political competition among Uganda’s young elite—who are expectedly the country’s future leaders.

Workshop

The role of appointed and elected leaders in promoting good governance in a multiparty system at the district level

Training for appointed and elected leaders in Fortportal, Ntoroko and Kyenjojo
The training targeting top district leaders, sub county chiefs, youth and women leaders will encompass a wide range of topics that are directly intended to equip the leaders with knowledge and skills to effectively work together in their districts.

Workshop

USING SOCIAL MEDIA FOR EFFECTIVE LOCAL GOVERNANCE

CEMCOD and KAS recognize the power of social media to refine government, to open potentially promising channels of communication and to offer citizens direct access to their government and to public officials.

Discussion

Eastern Uganda Youth Debate Forum

The 2016 regional youth debates builds on the findings of the 2015 youth debates that highlighted ineffective engagement within organisations among the key constraints to meaningful political participation among Ugandan youth.

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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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.