Events

Workshop

Workshop in Kamwenge

Kamwenge District Leaders Discuss Political Pluralism and Elections

Study and Information Program

The Role of Young Scholars in Confronting Governance and Human Rights Challenges in Uganda

Dr. Max Ngabirano of Uganda Martyrs University will deliver a presentation to KAS scholarship beneficiaries about their role in contronting governance and human rights challenges in Uganda. HE the Germany Ambassador will preside over the function.

Discussion

Women and Multiparty Politics

Public Dialogue by WOTODEV
The dialogue will discuss major trends and challenges to women participation in multiparty politics in Uganda

Workshop

Addressing Youth Issues in Party Coalitions

FAD Inter-party Youth Workshop
40 youth from the 6 major political parties includig NRM, DP, FDC, UPC, JEEMA and CP will come together to discuss the subject of inter-party coalitions and they can ensure that issues of youth concern and priority in such coalitions.

Discussion

The Role of Opposition Political Parties in Strengthening Democratic Governance in Uganda

Public Dialogue by Makerere University Convocation
The dialogue will provide a platform for students and academicians to discuss the role of opposition political parties in strengthening democratic governance. Opposition leader Dr. Kiiza Besigye is expected to deliver the keynote address.

Workshop

Training Journalists in Human Rights Reporting

Workshop by UMDF (Uganda Media Development Foundation)
The workshop is organised in collaboration with Mukono Journalists Association. 30 journalists print and electronic media shall undergo a three day training to improve their skills for better delivery in human rights reporting.

Event

Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space

ACFODE WEEK
From 17th to 22nd November 2008, ACFODE will carry out a press briefing, public dialogue, match and press briefing to advance the cause for women participation in politics. The theme will be: ‘Women and Multiparty Politics; Widening Women’s Space'.

Workshop

Learning from Germany Experience of Local Government Operations

WOTODEV workshop with Local Government Politicians
Mrs. Jane Kamashamba, a former participant in the a Germany Study programme organised by KAS will share with local council leaders from western Uganda about the lessons from Germany and how they relate to the Ugandan local governance system

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.

Event Reports

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.

Event Reports

“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.

Event Reports

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.