The Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies (GLISS) is Africa’s leading independent public policy research and do think tank based in Kampala, Uganda. Our scope of work covers the twelve member states of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR). Our core mission is to undertake evidence-based research to generate new ideas that help society confront contemporary public policy problems and challenges. We are committed to promote understanding of complex regional issues and development policy challenges that require regional and global cooperation. Our motivation is to provide evidence-based policy options that put men, women and young people at the centre of policy development and policy implementation at all levels.
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Democracy, Rule Of Law And Political AccountabilityArticle 6 of the treaty establishing the East African Community provides that the fundamental principles that shall govern the achievement of the objectives of the Community by the Partner States shall include, inter alia, good ...
Strategic Minerals And Oil Governance
The current growth of the extractives sector has undoubtedly reshaped the ecological and socio-economic geography of the Great Lakes sub-region in a manner previously unimagined.
The scale of investments, the range, diversity of actors and the current structure of power relations makes ...