Since it was founded in 1932, FIBA has achieved a lot and seen strong development in all areas of basketball. Now the time has come to take the step to the next level in order to see our sport reach new heights.

A consistent strategy with clear objectives and an explicit road map for implementation to achieve these goals has been set out for the period 2023-2027.

The values that represent the core merits of basketball have been defined and, along with a clear vision for our sport, those will now guide FIBA through all its activities.

FIBA's mission has been extended to include the unifying of the community, along with the promotion and development of the sport.

In order to keep track of what FIBA wants to achieve, it has identified 7 strategic objectives for 2023-2027 cycle that will guide the entire organization and its National Member Federations over the coming years, as well as three strategic priorities for the current working cycle which are:

Empower National Federations

Women in Basketball

Shape International Club Competitions 

  • Our Mission

    • To make basketball more popular, we develop and promote the game
    • To create one basketball community, we bring people together and unite the community

    Our Vision

    • With a perspective on basketball, we intend to be one community
    • In comparison with other sports, we want basketball to be the most popular sports community

    Our Values

    Basketball and FIBA are united through common values

    • SMART - Skillful, well structured, precise and transparent
    • PROGRESSIVE - Dynamic, pro-active and driving change
    • OPEN - To everybody everywhere, prestigious and credible
    • RESPONSIBLE - Fair-play, ethical and socially responsible
    • TOGETHER - Strong individuals cooperating as a strong team
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    Strategic Priorities for 2023-2027

    Empower National Federations 

    • Build professional capabilities
    • Design grassroots programs
    • Level up the game 
    • Develop the next generation of talents 
    • Professionalize national team structures
    • Build event capacity 

    Women in Basketball 

    • Increase female players' participation 
    • Develop and leverage female coaches and officials 
    • Maximize the impact of women's competitions in both disciplines 
    • Increase the number of fans consuming women's basketball
    • Increase gender diversity in National Federations and FIBA elected bodies 
    • Increase gender diversity in FIBA, including regional office staffing 

    Shape International Club Competitions  

    • Offer a clarity of competition format and qualification process 
    • Promote FIBA’s model based on sporting criteria
    • Optimize synergies within the FIBA Family
    • Achieve financial sustainability

  • Download the FIBA Activity Report 2021-2023 here.