About UMC

To effectively facilitate communication of government policies, programmes and projects to the public through the media

To cause positive factual public awareness of Uganda

To facilitate the meeting of communication and information needs of government and the people in order to achieve Social, Political & Economic transformation


  • To provide professional media and communication services to government departments
  • To generate information for dissemination to the public
  • To standardize government communication
  • To ensure that the government is fairly and objectively represented in the media
  • To have a better and clear appreciation of public information and government communication needs
  • To participate in the development and implementation of government communication information strategy
  • To foster a positive communication environment between government and the media
  • To integrate the international marketing of Uganda into the broader communication strategy of government
  • To establish Cabinet, MPs, Resident District Commissioners, Local Governments and our foreign missions as critical elements of government communication