IAP is the only global network of prosecutorial professionals and aims to:
1. build and strengthen the global community of prosecutors, that means being a global network and helping each other, in mutual legal assistance and in capacity building on a broad spectrum of specialties;
2. work on raising the standards of prosecution service globally;
3. promote the effective, fair, impartial and efficient prosecution of criminal offences;
4. and to respect and seek to protect human rights.