INTECOL aims to serve the goals of the regional and national ecological societies, being composed of their representatives and operating on behalf of these organisations. INTECOL will act as an advocate for ecology and will assist and/or support the following:

I) International cooperation for the development of the science of ecology and the application of ecological principles to global and regional issues;

II) the collection, evaluation and distribution of ecological information;

III) Naational, regional and international actions for ecological research, training of personnel, and promotion of ecology as being vital in human affairs;

any other measures which are deemed necessary to reach the goals of the Association.