The National Economic, Social and Environmental Council is a consultative institution, a framework for dialogue, consultation and proposals, in all areas of citizen's lives and the nation. Its principal missions are the following:

Assessment and study of issues of national interest in the economic, social, educational, training and higher education fields.

Continuity of dialogue and consultation between National Economic Social and Environmental partners.

Formulation of proposals and recommendations related to public affairs.

Involvment of civil society in national consultation on economic and social development policies.