Events

Workshop

Training Workshop for Local Councillors in Masaka on Democratic Governance and Accountability

Training Series under the EU-funded Project
Training workshop for district councillors on their roles and responsibilities as elected leaders in the democratic political system.

Forum

Launch of the "Civic Education Toolkit"

As part of the EU-supported project “Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda” KAS and ACFODE will present a comprehensive Civic Education Toolkit on democratic governance and accountability at local level.

Book presentation

Reality Check: Multiparty Politics in Uganda

Book Launch
“Reality Check: Multiparty Politics in Uganda” is authored by renowned political scientist Assoc. Prof. Yasin Olum and published by KAS. The book presents an assessment of the development, challenges and prospects of multiparty politics in Uganda.

Forum

Launch of the Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP)

Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony
MoU signing and official launch of the Interparty Youth Platform (IYOP), which was conceived by youth league representatives as a forum in which young political leaders can dialogue, network and undertake joint leadership development programmes.

Event

Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda

Launch of EU-Supported Project
Official launch of the EU-supported project "Action for Strengthening Good Governance and Accountability in Uganda" to be implemented by KAS and ACFODE. The launch will be presided over by the Ugandan Minister of Finance, Hon. Maria Kiwanuka.

Workshop

REPORTING ON CORRUPTION

UMDF Training Workshop for Journalists in Mityana
Training Workshop for Journalists at the local level organized by Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF). The activity aims at raising awareness and equipping journalists with the skills and techniques to effectively report about corruption.

Discussion

Pro-Poor Development and Poverty Reduction in Uganda and the Idea of Social Market Economy

High-Level Roundtable Discussion organised by KAS and ACTADE
High-Level Roundtable Discussion organised by the African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE) with support from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Uganda.

Workshop

Young Leader Think Tank for Policy Alternatives

Working Meeting on Education
Meeting of the members of the KAS-initiiated Young Leader Think Tank for Policy Alternatives to discuss current challenges in the area of education policy in Uganda and potential policy alternatives.

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.