The Directorate General is responsible for implementing the programmes approved by the Directing Council, designing new programmes and activities, submitting management reports to the Directing Council and the General Assembly of the OAS (through the General Secretariat) and cooperating with Member States, providing information and technical assistance regarding matters in which it is competent.

In accordance with to the disposal of the Secretary General of the OAS, Dr. José Miguel Insulza (2005-2015), from the list of three send by the Directing Council of the IIN during the 89th Regular Meeting (Brazil, 2014), Mr. Víctor Giorgi assumes the Directorate General of Inter-American Children's Institute on April 17, 2015 for the period 2015-2019.

Reports to the General Assembly