The mission of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sport is the strategic planning and enforcement of the cultural and sport policies and administration procedures in line with the government policy and the constitution. Its main responsibilities are the protection and enhancement of the cultural heritage through excavations, reconstructions and conservations of the existing cultural infrastructures, as well as the implementation of new infrastructure projects; the financial support for the creation of artistic and cultural activities; the development of educational programs and organization of cultural events.

In the sport sector, the General Secretariat of Sport is mandated to ensure and enhance the social health and wellbeing through the cultivation and dissemination of sportsmanship and the Olympic values; the development, coordination, promotion and evaluation of the effectiveness of sport related programs and actions; the supervision and subsidy of sports bodies or stakeholders.