CISSA shall perform the following functions:

  • Strategic intelligence analysis on all threats to peace and security on the continent;
  • Collection/acquisition, processing, analysis and transmission of intelligence through the Secretariat;
  • Facilitate capacity building interventions;
  • Harmonize approaches to common security threats;
  • Coordinate strategies to provide advice on appropriate course of action on matters within its mandate;
  • Promote the development of an African endogenous intelligence and security doctrine;
  • Any other function as may be assigned by the CISSA Conference.