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Learning, as an Opportunity for Youth to Shine

Learning, as an Opportunity for Youth to Shine

By Katrin Hartmann On June 26, 2019

The concept of youth in development and civic affairs is variously viewed with mixed feelings across the country’s social strata; a section of society connotes youth to laziness and irresponsibility with little or no significant world view. The relationship between...

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The Road to Middle-Income Status- Putting Millennials First.

The Road to Middle-Income Status- Putting Millennials First.

By Angella Nakuya On June 18, 2019

Upon recognizing that youth lack employable skills that are relevant in the current job market, government in 2008 embarked on Business, Technical and Vocational Training (BTVET) to train and educate all individuals in need of relevant skills that would raise...

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Sometimes overlooked, but essential: Why citizen empowerment is significant to improve public service delivery in Uganda

Sometimes overlooked, but essential: Why citizen empowerment is significant to improve public service delivery in Uganda

By Angella Nakuya On May 30, 2019

Poor service delivery remains an eyesore in Uganda’s impressive attempt to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite ostensible efforts by the government through its democratic decentralisation programmes, that brought a number of institutional and policy reforms, public service delivery...

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The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

The Next Generation of Policy Experts Learn Lobbying, Strategic Communication and Networking in Public Policy

By Phionah Kanyorobe On August 29, 2018

Strategic communication, lobbying and networking are some of the fundamental elements in public policy research. Ideally, without these elements, a well-researched and well-written policy paper will remain meaningless if poorly communicated and to the wrong audience. Because of this, we...

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An Evening with Maggie Kigozi, Charles Mwangusha and our Fellows

An Evening with Maggie Kigozi, Charles Mwangusha and our Fellows

By Phionah Kanyorobe On August 2, 2018

Friday evenings are always a wonderful time to meet. Who you decide to meet with, however, is the fundamental question. At Y4P, we chose to make our Friday of 27th July 2018 a fun-filled and informative one with Maggie, Former...

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The Think Tank Kick-Off for 2017: Launching this year’s research topics

By Miriam Engeler On April 5, 2017

On the first weekend of March, the Think Tank met for a residential workshop in order to enable a productive start into a new year of research and to broaden its capacity for effective public engagement. The residential workshop was...

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