The APLESA Mandates are derived from its strategic Vision, Mission and the objectives.

  1. The Vision of APLESA is “to be an Association of excellence, advancing inter-parliamentary library co-operation within Eastern and Southern Africa.”
  2. The APLESA Mission is “to enable Parliaments, through networking and information resource sharing, to make informed decisions.”
  3. The Objectives are provided for in the APLESA constitution, Article III, section 1-4. They are;
    • To promote co-operation and resource sharing among members Parliaments (APLESA)
    • To promote communication and networking among APLESA
    • To promote capacity building among members
    • To promote best services in service delivery.