Functions of the Uganda’s SIS

Information collection

Collecting information from diverse sources, drawing from existing information systems as far as possible


Compiling information from different sources into a standard format under the structure of principles and criteria.

Analysis and interpretation

Analyzing the information to understand the extent to which safeguards are being respected

Quality assurance and validation

Ensuring that the information is accurate. Quality assurance may occur at the source of information and also may occur at other stages, for example to ensure appropriate compilation, analysis, reporting etc.


Ensuring that information reaches the different domestic and international stakeholders according to the agreed objectives for the SIS. This may involve developing reports or summaries or ensuring access to information through an online portal or another type of information request

Information management

Managing the information within the system so that it is secure and organized to meet the objectives of the system