Events

Discussion

The Role of the Private Sector in Engendering Inclusive Growth in Uganda

On June 30th 2015 KAS Uganda and South Sudan will host a one day conference on the role of the private sector in ensuring inclusive economic growth in Uganda. The conference is organized in conjunction with private sector associations.

Expert conference

2016 and Beyond; Young People for a Credible and Peaceful Election Experience

National Youth Conference
The National Youth Conference is an annual event organized by the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS). The second National Youth Conference will take place from 25 to 27 July at Makerere University.

Workshop

Training for Aspiring Women Leaders

Apac District
KAS and ACFODE organize a workshop in Apac District which will prepare female politicians and aspiring leaders for the 2016 elections by increasing their knowledge about the electoral process and their roles and responsibilities.

Expert talk

Rethinking Pension Sector Reforms as a Means of Strengthening Social Security Frameworks in Uganda

On 7th May 2015, KAS is implementing a high-level round table on social security systems in Uganda and the role state pensions systems can play in this regard. The event is connected to the publication of the Reality Check on Social Security Systems.

Workshop

Young Leaders Think Tank Workshop

Capacity Building and Review Meeting
The workshop will take place on 25th April 2015. It will open with an update on the progress of the two working groups on agriculture and EAC integration, followed by an expert presentation on how to influence the government policy agenda.

Workshop

Northern Regional Youth Leadership Training

KAS and the NYC organize a “Regional Youth Leadership Forum” with the aim to provide a regional platform for youth representatives from the regions to build their leadership skills and strengthen their capacity to contribute to Uganda's development.

Workshop

Training for Aspiring Women Leaders

Kiboga District
KAS and ACFODE organize a workshop in Kiboga District which will prepare female politicians and aspiring leaders for the 2016 elections by increasing their knowledge about the electoral process and their roles and responsibilities.

Discussion

NEW DATE: Unity in Diversity

Perspectives on Uganda as a Multidenominational Society
KAS and the University Forum on Governance had to postpone the dialogue on perspectives of Uganda as a multidenominational society. The new date is the 27th of March 2015.

Event Reports

The Government of Uganda through NPA is Championing a Green Growth Development Agenda

Uganda Green Growth Summit
We are happy to partner with the National Planning Authority of Uganda to organize the inaugural Uganda Green Growth Summit.

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.

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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.