Events - Uganda Office
GAIN UGANDA GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION RESUMES
ENHANCING CITIZENS CIVIC ENGAGEMENT
Our partner GAIN Uganda resumes the grassroots civic education programme this week until the end of August. The Trainings are aimed at enhancing grassroots civic participation in Uganda. 13 districts across Uganda will participate in this phase.
GAIN UGANDA GRASSROOTS CIVIC EDUCATION RESUMES
ENHANCING GRASSROOTS CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN UGANDA
In a bid to enhance the grassroots civic engagement, our Partner GAIN Uganda resumed their trainings for local leaders, opinion leaders as well as youth and women leaders at the grassroots level. 13 districts will participate until end of August
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR IMPROVING LOCAL GOVERNANCE AT THE LOCAL LEVEL
Through this project, we seek to engage and train local government leaders in the effective use of social mediato improving good governance, transparency in the management of public affairs, citizen engagement and delivery of social services.
CONFLICT SENSITIVE REPORTING
The training is targeting 20 journalists who are part of the cross-border network. The training is meant to enable them to remain professional media workers as they report about the conflict in South Sudan and the ongoing peace negotiation processes.
YOUNG AND EMERGING LEADERS SEMINAR
Cultivating Servant Leadership
This is the second seminar for 35 young leaders who are part of the Young and Emerging Leaders Fellowship Programme.
Youth4Policy: Policy Development Seminar 2
Developing Policy for change
Youth4Policy will have its 2nd policy development seminar on 30th June 2018. The seminars aim to equip the fellows with skills to conduct policy research. This seminar will focus on writing skills and the different policy dissemination formats
UGANDA SOCIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE 2018
DEMOCRACY AND CIVIC ENGAGEMENT IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL (DIS) INFORMATION
The conference will focus on digital rather disinformation and how it shapes public perceptions, opinions, behaviors and its impact on political processes and democratic consolidation.
INTER-PARTY YOUTH PLATFORM (IYOP)
Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Parties in Uganda
The training will tackle ways in which young women can take advantage of the existing opportunities in political parties, local government level and at the national level to participate in leadership and profile them.
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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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