The Foundation purposes:

To organize regular interaction between Russia and Papua New Guinea in the fields of science and culture.
To spread ethnographical, geographical and historical knowledge.
To cultivate respect for representatives of all nationalities, cultures and religions.
To spread knowledge about Russian, Soviet and Russian travelers, scientists and researchers.
To conduct scientific and practical conferences, seminars and exhibitions around the world.
To support and organize expeditions related to history, ethnography and archeology throughout the world.
To create documentary and feature films, photo reports and publications.
To study the peoples of the Russian Federation and help to preserve their cultural identity.