Events

Expert conference

Democratic Bargain?

Young People and Transitional Politics in Uganda
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Uganda in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance and the Makerere University organises a three day conference on the role of the youth in transitional politics and democratic consolidation on 24 to 27 July.

Discussion

Political Ideology in Uganda

Necessary, relevant, misunderstood?
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organises a public discussion on the issue of ideology in the Ugandan context. The event will take place on 16 July, 2:00 pm, at Hotel Africana. There will be a short presentation by Dr. Simba to introduce the subject.

Event

The City is our Space!

Challenges and possibilities of cities as social and democratic spaces
The LaBa! Arts Festival and KAS will host a common panel discussion on the theme “The City is our Space - Challenges and possibilities of cities as social and democratic spaces”, followed by a showing of the movie "Kapeke Town".

Workshop

Political Ideology and the Ugandan Context

The workshop will give politically active Ugandan youth the possibility to learn about the issue of political ideologies and discuss if Uganda needs an ideological framework and what this could look like, or if it should rather focus on contents.

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Creating an Enabling Environment for Professional Journalism in Uganda

The Role of Media Owners and Managers
The conference organised by the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung will bring together media owners and journalists, who discuss how an enabling work environment for the latter can be provided by the former.

Lecture

Africa Rising!

Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects for Sustainable Economic Transformation
The lecture is a platform for examining Uganda’s prospects for sustained economic transformation in the face of newly emerging challenges. It will be given by Prof. Charles Kwesiga, Executive Director of the Uganda Industrial Research Institute.

Event

Launch of IYOP Communiqué on Youth and Development in Uganda

The Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP) launches its communiqué from the first Interparty Youth Conference held in July 2013. It states the key policy directions proposed by young people concerning the topics that have the biggest impact on the youth.

Discussion

“Education for All or Education for Success: Two Mutually Exclusive Options?”

Inter-party Public Dialogue
The debate brought together youth representatives of seven political parties, who discussed the issue of education, one of the most central issues affecting youth specifically and national development as a whole.

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).

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

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.