To develop and promote throughout the world photographic knowledge from the artistic, educational and scientific standpoints. To create, with photography as their keynote, links of confraternity and friendly relations between affiliated federations and to develop trust between peoples with a view to strengthening peace in the world.
Photographic Salons with FIAP patronage (In 2003, 123 Salons with FIAP patronage). (In 2004, 133 Salons with FIAP patronage) (In 2005, 141 salons with FIAP patronage). FIAP Biennials, organized every two years, such as Slide Biennial, Black and White Biennial, Colour Print Biennial, Nature Biennial. FIAP medals. (In 2004, organization of five FIAP Biennials) (28th FIAP Youth Biennial 2006, 4 September 2006, Chengdu, China)