• Promote dialogue between all segments of African people on issues concerning the Continent and its future;

  • Forge strong partnerships between governments and all segments of civil society, in particular, women, the youth, children the Diaspora, organized labour, the private sector, and professional group;

  • Promote the participation of African Civil Society in the implementation of the policies and programmes of the Union;

  • Support policies and programmes that promote peace, security and stability and foster Continental development and integration;

  • Promote and defend a culture of good governance, democratic principles and institutions, popular participation, human rights and social justice;

  • Promote, advocate and defend a culture of gender equality;

  • Promote and strengthen the institutional, human and operational capacities of the African civil society;