The objectives of IBSC are uniting the efforts of the cities (Municipalities) from the Black Sea area countries and countries having interests in the Black Sea region for solving common tasks related to the Black Sea coast; participating in programmes and projects for preserving the ecological equilibrium of the Black Sea and its adjacent (coastal) territory; organizing the exchange of economical (commercial) information; assisting the development of tourism; participation in national and international projects on the exploration, research and preservation of the Black Sea; participation in national and international projects in sphere of tourism, culture, economics, sports and youth activities, history and archeology, port activity and others; organizing of contacts between the business subjects and the state administrative bodies of the corresponding countries.