The International Program Office (IPO) of BRIDGES is the coalition’s operational center. The purpose of the IPO is to implement the vision, strategies, activities and structures of BRIDGES as formulated by the coalition and its Governing Council. The IPO leads BRIDGES activities, projects, partnerships, capacity-building, advocacy, and coordination with the wider coalition.
The IPO is led by the Executive Director, and is supported by the BRIDGES Knowledge and Action Hubs. Collectively these regional and thematic hubs contribute important capacities to the IPO as a cohesive unit, working together to support the agenda, activities and programmatic functions of the BRIDGES Directorate internationally.