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Great Lakes Institute for Strategic Studies (GLISS) was founded in 2013 and incorporated as a charitable company limited by guarantee in 2014. The mission of GLISS is to accelerate socio- economic transformation and inclusive development in the Great Lakes sub-region by providing evidence-based policy options that put men, women and the youth at the center of policy development and policy implementation. The vision of GLISS is to become one of Africa’s leading independent policy think tanks working on governance and promoting social justice at regional, national and local level. The programme of work of GLISS covers xx: Democracy & Rule of Law; Climate Change and Climate Finance; Extractives and Land Governance; Inclusive Growth and Development; and Cyber Policy and Digital Security.

Institutional Representative: Godber Tumushabe


Geographical Region: Africa

Policy: Development, Governance