1. To enhance the contribution of sociology, social work and anthropology disciplines to the country’s development using applied researches,
  2. Committed to improve the social well being of the Ethiopian people through using knowledge and skills in sociology, social work and anthropology,
  3. Support training and education activities of the three interlinked disciplines,
  4. Organize and facilitate workshops, seminars and exchange visits with sister associations locally, and
  5. Establish networks with international and regional professional associations having similar objectives.