BSP manages and develops SISTER, (System of Information on Strategies, Tasks and the Evaluation of Results) the main tool for a results-based programming system to cover both regular and extrabudgetary funds.
BSP also provides a strategic, programmatic focus for two cross-cutting themes and several issues of a cross-sectoral nature, including follow-up to the United Nations Year for Dialogue among Civilizations and the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World.
Overall, BSP is responsible for
UNESCO's participation in and contribution to inter-agency programme efforts
within the United Nations
system to ensure coherence of orientations and efforts, especially in the
follow-up to the United
Nations Millennium Declaration.