1. General Areas of Responsibility
1.1. To promote the universality of rowing in all its aspects.
1.2. To plan and co-ordinate the FISA Development Programme Activities, to be carried out by relevant Commissions.
1.3. To manage the FISA Development Budget.
2. Objectives and Activities
2.1. To increase the number of federations affiliated with FISA.
2.2. To help raise the standards of rowing amongst member federations, particularly in the developing rowing nations.
2.3. To produce a high quality of educational programme material.
2.4. To plan and co-ordinate educational courses and seminars worldwide.
2.5. To plan and co-ordinate the FISA Boat Collection and Boat Building Programmes.
2.6. To stimulate a greater number of rowing federations to participate in FISA Championships and the Olympic Games.