The CIP and its Secretariat work in Four Pillars:
- Strengthening and promoting the Inter-American political port dialogue;
- Training of human capital and institutional capacity building;
- Technical Assistance and project development and implementation; and,
- Cooperation with the private sector.
Based on these, the CIP, its Associate Members and Strategic Partners carry out several activities, which include, but are not limited to, hemispheric conferences, seminar and workshops; scholarships for professional certified training courses; projects, studies, surveys; and, even awards.