The UNPRPD Policy Board is a high-level body responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Partnership. The Policy Board also reviews the work supported by the UNPRPD Fund and provides programmatic oversight for the utilization of the financial resources entrusted to the UNPRPD.

The UNPRPD Management Committee is a working-level, standing committee  of the Policy Board responsible for providing guidance and support to the implementation of UNPRPD activities. The Management Committee reviews project proposals and decides on the allocation of UNPRPD funds

The Policy Board and the Management Committee are supported by a Technical Secretariat hosted by UNDP, New York.