The MHC is an independent constitutional body responsible for media capacity building. In line with law N º03/2013 of 08/02/2013, the Media High Council initiates and implements policies and strategies that enable the country’s media and practitioners to:
- Comprehend the nature, source and effect of changing trends in today’s world media, including globalization and adopting to them;
- Equip the sector with varied skills and know to effectively and responsibly perform their role of informing and educating the general public;
- Conduct research, advocacy and engage stakeholders in the sector in order to ensure that new trends and needs are scientifically identified and provided for.