UISG (International Union of Superiors General) is a worldwide, canonically approved organization of Superiors General of Institutes of Catholic Women Religious. As such it:
- Provides an International Forum where Superiors General can share experiences, exchange information and mentor one another in their role as leaders.
- Encourages dialogue and collaboration among Religious Congregations within the Church and larger society.
- Offers regular programs, meetings and publications to assist members in their development as leaders of religious congregations.
- Communicates with the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (CICLSAL) and other significant Church and social Organizations on matters concerning Religious Life.
- Fosters networking and solidarity among the Women Religious of the world.