EPA works in the fields of intervention and conservation of the movable and immovable cultural and common heritage, and is assigned the mission of :
- To reinforce the African professionals network in order to ensure the conservation and development of the cultural heritage.
- To propose programmes to the African public which will allow the discovery and re-adaptation to their cultural heritage.
- To promote and undertake socio-economic development projects which will integrate the protection and enhance the value of the cultural heritage.
- To contribute and disseminate publications specialised on the African cultural heritage.