The General Directive for administrative action and management of the Department for European Policies’ Offices identifies strategic planning guidelines in compliance with the Government's priorities and translates such priorities into strategic reference objectives for administrative management, laying down both expected results and implementation responsibilities.
These objectives are identified such to ensure Department’s efficient, effective and cost-effective operation, namely "cost-benefit" balance, wise use of financial resources, and best use of human resources.
The Directive includes:
- The primary programmatic guidelines underlying the government action;
- The strategic reference areas underpinning the key objectives pursued by the Department's Offices and the Task Force for EU infringement procedures;
- The key objectives pursued by the Department's Offices and the Task Force for EU infringement procedures. Such programmed objectives, illustrated through specific explanatory sheets by the Offices and by the mentioned Task Force, are attached to the Directive and form an integral part thereof;
- The monitoring and assessment systems on results.