Events - Uganda Office
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.
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.
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.
Oil Production in a Social Market Economy
Perspectives for Uganda
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in conjunction with the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) is organizing a conference on oil production in a Social Market Economy.
Media and Good Governance
KAS-UMDF Training Programme for Journalists
With support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) is continuing its training programme for journalists at regional and district level. In 2012 the focus of the trainings is the issue of good governance.
MAK@50: The Role Of The Academia In Building A Sustainable Private Sector
Case Of Dr. Martin Aliker
Makerere University Convocation will join the rest of the University in celebrating 90 years of the institution’s existence since 1922. The yearlong celebrations will commence in August 2012 and go on to August 2013.
Launch of the Democracy Torch
The event organised by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and Action for Development (ACFODE) is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 17th, starting at 5:30 pm. The guest of honour will be Hon. Justice Benjamin Odoki, Chief Justice of Uganda.
Advocacy Training for CSOs
Workshop für Zivilgesellschaftsvertreter im Distrikt Mbale
The training will focus on advocacy as a necessary tool for effective democratic governance and will be a follow up of the previous trainings that KAS has given to the CSOs in the areas of Democratic Governance and the Rule of Law.
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Forum on Open Government
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.
ACFODE National Women's Conference
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.
Nwoya District Residents Cite Corruption in NUSAF III Implementation
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.
South Sudanese Youth Discuses the Country’s Natural Resource Status
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”
Private Sector Forum 2019
A Summary Report
Summary Report of the 2019 Uganda Private Sector Forum
Predicaments of Uganda’s Middleclass as Portrayed by Three Photographers
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.
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.
“Political Participation Isn’t just about Voting”
Youth Leadership Training in Fort Portal
On 3 August 2019, 25 young leaders from the Kabarole district took part in a training session on the topics of political economy analysis, advocacy and social mobilisation. The Political Leadership Advancement Laboratory (PoLA-LAB) is a youth-focused training for political leaders organised in cooperation with the University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG). PoLA-LAB is a one-day session that includes an interactive and participatory approach to promote a better understanding of development challenges through an analysis of the political economy. The sessions also focus on lobbying and political mobilisation, as well as moderating conversations aimed at promoting constructive civic engagement beyond election times and cycles.
Public Policy In New Political Realities – Youth4Policy Networking Event
The first Youth4Policy networking event under the theme – ‘influencing public policy in new political realities’ was convened as an interactive event for the Alumni and current Youth4Policy Fellows. The networking dinner officially launched the Youth4Policy alumni network and enabled alumni, fellows and staff to build a community of policy professionals who share a common interest to positively influence public policy outcomes.
Youth4Policy Fellows headed off to their second policy learning mission
From Thursday, July 25th to Saturday, July 27th, the current cohort of Youth4Policy fellows came together for their Second Policy Learning Mission in Kampala. The programme was designed to provide practical first-hand experience of policy processes and to enable the fellows to interact with policy decision-makers and implementers. Moreover, the mission offered the fellows a chance to develop their preliminary policy research further by providing them with insights on professional writing and presentation tools.
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