Events

Workshop

Local Governance Assessment and District Peer Review Mechanism

Training Workshop for Assessors
Training workshop for selected participants from civil society and local councils from the districts of Kiboga and Masaka. The workshop will prepare participants for the task of conducting a local governance assessment.

Forum

Uganda after 50 Years: Economic Challenges and Opportunities

Public Dialogue and Launch of the Special Edition of the Magazine "The Guide"
With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) will publish a special edition of the magazine "The Guide" which will be launched at a public dialogue in Kampala.

Reading

Strengthening Democracy and Rule of Law in Uganda

BENDICTO KIWANUKA MEMORIAL LECTURE
Public Lecture in memory of the Late Ben Kiwanuka, the 1st Prime Minister and former Chief Justice of Uganda. Theme: "THE ROLE OF THE JUDICIARY BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER INDEPENDENCE AND HOW IT HAS IMPACTED THE DEMOCRATIZATION PROCESS IN UGANDA".

Book presentation

Revisiting the Media Freedom Debate at Uganda's Independence Golden Jubilee

Launch of Reality Check No.5
With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) will launch a study under the title "Revisiting the Media Freedom Debate at Uganda's Independence Golden Jubilee" at a public dialogue in Kampala.

Workshop

Local Governance Assessment and District Peer Review Mechanism

Training Workshop for Assessors
Training workshop for selected participants from civil society and local councils from the districts of Kabale, Kisoro and Mbarara. The workshop will prepare participants for the task of conducting a local governance assessment.

Forum

50 Years of Independence – Reflections, Aspirations, and Commitments by Young Political Leaders

Conference by the Inter-Party Youth Platform (IYOP)
The conference is organised as part of the celebrations to mark 50 years of Uganda’s independence. It is designed as a space for young political leaders to reflect on Uganda’s commemoration of the golden jubilee of independence.

Discussion

Equitable Access to Quality Education in Uganda

Public Dialogue of the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives
Public Dialogue organised by the Young Leaders Think Tank for Policy Alternatives with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Forum

Youth Unemployment in Uganda

Grand Public Dialogue at Makerere University
Public dialogue organised by the Makerere University Convocation (MUC) with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

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.