Events

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SOUTH SUDANESE INTER-CULTURAL DIALOGUE

Cultural diversities in building and promotion of peace in South Sudan
The activity is intended promote a better understanding of the positive values of culture in promotion of peace because it will enable the South Sudanese citizens to fight against the negative cultural vices that promote conflict.

Expert conference

ULGA NATIONAL DIALOGUE ON DECENTRALIZATION

In order to generate a discussion on national level, KAS and ULGA invite you to engage in our national dialogue about current trends of Decentralization in Uganda as tool for promoting good governance and democratic participation of the citizens.

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Arise Magazine Networking Reception

To share the concerns of female refugees in settlements with important stakeholders, KAS and ACFODE are organizing a networking reception to launch the 64th issue of Arise Magazine entitled "The Refugee Crisis: A Women's Rights Issue"

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ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

The Revolutionary Impact of Digitalization of the Transport Sector/Industry in Kampala
The Roundtable discussion seeks to provide a forum for to discuss the impacts of digitalizing transport in Kampala as well as to better understand the linkages of digitizing the transport sector to economic development in Uganda.

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MAKING SOUTH SUDAN’S 2018 PEACE DEAL WORK: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

A public dialogue organised by the University Forum on Governance, the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda
The public dialogue will provide an analysis of the agreement and the prospects for it to bring about lasting peace in South Sudan. The discussion will focus on the contents, applicability and how the agreement can be better implemented.

Seminar

YOUTH4POLICY SEMINAR 3

Policy Advocacy, Strategic Communication and Lobbying
As the Youth4policy fellows conclude their research and writing their policy briefs, it is important for them to figure out the best way to advocate, communicate and lobby strategically. Happy to walk this journey with our partners - CDA

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PUBLIC DIALOGUE

HOW MEDIA COVERS SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN UGANDA
The purpose of this dialogue is to supplement on the already on-going global debate about the need to continue pushing for sexual harassment free environments

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CIVIC EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DIALOGUE

THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION
The meeting is meant to bringing conflicting communities at one of the largest refugees camps in Uganda and foster a spirit of cooperation, partnership and solidarity among themselves.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.