• Promoting the progress of the mathematical, physical and natural sciences, and the study of related epistemological questions and issues
  • Recognising excellence in science
  • Stimulating an interdisciplinary approach to scientific knowledge
  • Encouraging international interaction
  • Furthering participation in the benefits of science and technology by the greatest number of people and peoples
  • Promoting education and the public’s understanding of science
  • Ensuring that science works to advance of the human and moral dimension of man
  • Achieving a role for science which involves the promotion of justice, development, solidarity, peace, and the resolution of conflict
  • Fostering interaction between faith and reason and encouraging dialogue between science and spiritual, cultural, philosophical and religious values
  • Providing authoritative advice on scientific and technological matters
  • Cooperating with the members of other Academies in a friendly spirit to promote such objectives.