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Nov

2019

Annual KAS-UMU Scholarship Forum
KAS-UMU scholarship holders and alumni are getting together for their annual scholarship forum.

Nov

2019

Annual KAS-UMU Scholarship Forum
KAS-UMU scholarship holders and alumni are getting together for their annual scholarship forum.
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Dialogveranstaltung in Kampala: Förderung der Kooperation zwischen Polizei und Medien

Mit Unterstützung der KAS organisierte die Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) eine Dialogveranstaltung zum Verhältnis zwischen Polizei und Medien.

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UMDF Police-Media Dialogue held in Kampala

Police and Media Express Commitment to Improving their Professional Relationship
With support from KAS, the Uganda Media Development Foundation (UMDF) organised a breakfast dialogue focusing on the relationship of the police and the media with the aim of providing a platform for forward-looking discussions among the two actors.

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Dialogveranstaltungen und Workshops zur Demokratieförderung in Gulu und Arua

In Gulu und Arua wurden zwei Dialogveranstaltungen zum Thema 'Promoting Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation at the Local Government Level' mit zivilgesellschaftlichen, politischen Akteuren und Journalisten durchgeführt.

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Promoting Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation at the Local Government Level

Dialogues and Training Workshops
KAS has conducted dialogues and trainings on 'promoting political pluralism, democratic participation and representation at the local government level' with key media and civil society actors and local councillors in Gulu and Arua districts.

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Dialogveranstaltung in Kampala: Parteikoalitionen und Machtteilungsabkommen

Politische und zivilgesellschaftliche Akteure und Akademiker diskutierten bei einer von der KAS organisierten Dialogveranstaltung das Thema Parteikoalitionen und Machtteilungsabkommen, mit Hinsicht auf die bisherige Entwicklung und die Wahlen 2011.

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National Dialogue on Party Coalitions and Power Sharing

A national dialogue organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has brought together major political and civil society actors and academics to discuss party coalitions and power sharing, focussing on recent developments and the 2011 elections.

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Dialogveranstaltungen und Workshops zur Demokratieförderung in Soroti und Mbale

In Soroti und Mbale wurden Dialogveranstaltungen zum Thema 'Promoting Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation at the Local Government Level' mit zivilgesellschaftlichen, politischen Akteuren und Journalisten durchgeführt.

Workshop

Promoting Political Pluralism, Democratic Participation and Representation at the Local Government Level

Dialogues and Training Workshops
KAS has conducted dialogues and trainings on 'promoting political pluralism, democratic participation and representation at the local government level' with key media and civil society actors and local councillors in Soroti and Mbale.

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.

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.