The SNC’s main functions are as follows:
  1. To advise on matters related to UNESCO policies and activities;
  2. To disseminate information and requests from UNESCO to all relevant government bodies, organizations and individuals, and vice versa
  3. To coordinate efforts and involvement of Singaporean representatives in UNESCO related activities on national, regional and international levels
  4. To encourage participation of governmental and non-governmental institutions in UNESCO programmes, to achieve the goals listed by UNESCO
  5. To advise and support national programmes on accessing UNESCO accreditation