To encourage Member States to develop national sport and recreation policies and to harmonise these on cross-cutting issues.
To coordinate and monitor the development of human resource capacity in the Region.
To encourage institutional capacity building of sport organisations in the Region.
To promote mutually beneficial partnerships that promote development of sport and recreation in the Region.
To promote the policy development in Member States that is intended to increase equitable access to sport and recreation, especially by women and people with disabilities.
To facilitate and promote the organisation and hosting of the Region 5 Games and other major events strategic to the Region
To encourage stakeholders to prevent and address HIV/AIDS, undesirable practices and any form of racial, religious, political or other discrimination in sport.
To effectively use sport as a tool for promoting peace and development in the Region.
To promote the Region’s financial sustainability.
To explore the full potential commercial value of the Region’s assets.
To enhance the Region’s visibility and positive image.
To promote quality and efficient service delivery at all times.