The main objectives of CESCI are the followings:
to provide professional support for cross-border cooperation along the Balkans borders
to invite the Euroregions, the EGTCs and the local and regional authorities participating in the cross-border cooperation into a network
to promote good examples from Western European initiatives
to establish strategic cooperation with the competent decision making and decision preparing institutes of the European Union as well as with Northern and Western European networks created with the same purpose
to strengthen the internal cohesion and mutual rapprochement within the region by establishing partnerships between the nations of Central and South-Eastern Europe.