GREAT LAKES CENTRE FOR STRATEGIC MEDIA STUDIES or GLCSMS is an independent media organisation in Uganda. GLCSMS was incorporated on May, 16 2018 and the Corporation No. is 80020000968079.

GLCSMS operates to empower journalists’ capacity through training, fellowships and collaborations as well as defending press freedom. We advocate for free press and media equit.


To deliver effective and efficient journalism and information for media viability.


To be the leading media resource and development institution in Uganda and the Great Lakes Region.


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