Directing the Muslim public opinion as regards the ethical aspects of some very important and crucial issues from the perspective of the Islamic Sharia.
Analysing thoroughly the risks involved by scientific and technological progress, with a view to preserving and protecting the identity of Muslim societies. The ultimate aim is to draw up the broadlines that will instruct the relevant scientific entities and raise the awareness of the public as regards these dangers.
Contribution towards coordination and exchange of viewpoints among national committees on ethics of science and technology, in connection with Islamic regional issues as well as problems addressed by international committees.
Building Islamic consensus on ethical issues related to science and technology, drawing on studies, research works and statistics conducted by the concerned committees and institutions in the Islamic countries.
Studying issues on practices related to medicine and biology, particularly as regards artificial insemination, cloning, environmental issues, informatics and other topical, crucial issues, in the light of the Islamic as well as the human ethical norms at large.
Urging educational institutions to introduce ethics in their teaching curricula, as part and parcel of the educational and training programmes of basic and higher education, with a view to enabling young scientists to further scientific research, while observing ethical norms and principles.