• Follow the developments of the regulatory, scientific, technical and socio-economic activities, both on a national and international scale, that have an impact on the sporting and civil firearms related activities;

• Keep its members informed;

• Make the consultation among the members easier and formulates common positions;

• Carry out research studies and investigations, gather statistics related to the sporting and civil firearms related activities;

• Provide objective information on all aspects of the sporting and civil firearms related activities to both governmental and non-governmental bodies as well as to the public in general.