Strategic Programming and Management Department (PROGRAM)

The Strategic Programming and Management Department (PROGRAM) advises the Director-General and assists ILO management and staff on programme planning, resource allocation and implementation reporting. The department's work is based on a commitment to results-based management and budgeting, and it focuses on:
  • Preparing, in collaboration with all units of the Office, the documents for the Governing Body and the International Labour Conference related to strategic planning, programme budgeting and programme implementation. The main products include the biennial Programme and Budget, Implementation Reports and the Strategic Plan.
  • Developing the ILO's capacity in results-based management through the design of appropriate systems and programming tools, analysis and guidance as well as capacity building and training of staff.
  • Supporting and advising on the implementation of improvements in internal structures and management systems, including through integrated functional support of IRIS.