PDA has following objectives:
- Implementation and Accountability: Promote actions to ensure the full and accountable implementation of the development agendas at local, provincial national, regional and global levels
- Participation and Inclusion: Ensure, strengthen and support meaningful participation of the people, especially those living in poverty and marginalization. Ensure the engagement of volunteers and CSOs, grassroots community organizations at all levels
- Strengthening engagements with regional and global forums: to ensure learning opportunities for Pakistani NGOs regarding other regional and global initiatives particularly on SDGs.