• to monitor and analyse communication and culture public policies in Portugal;
  • to develop an activity oriented to public intervention in topics such as media regulation and public servisse;
  • to present proposals in areas where communication may contribute for the social and cultural development of the country;
  • to map education and science policies of communication;
  • to monitor the development of the culture public policy;
  • to promote the constitution of a network of cultural and academic agentes;
  • to analyse the policies of cultural patrimony protection, as well as the policies supporting creation, cultural programming and education;
  • to develop cooperation with public entities that may benefit of communication tools and therefore promote a more active practice of citizenship;
  • to promote research-action contributing to approach the civil society.