The AFD is responsible for the management of administrative, financial and human resource related issues of the Secretariat. The Division works closely with the Program Divisions to implement activities under the various projects to promote gender equality and empowerment of women, and to strengthen the child protection system. The Division maintains accounting records in compliance with the financial rules and regulations in force.
Human resource management is another area of responsibility of the AFD. The Division oversees human resource management and development of the staff of the Secretariat.
The Information and Communications Unit (ICT) functions under the AFD. The Unit is responsible for ensuring the provision of stable, secure and adequate connectivity services to the users. Other responsibilities include maintaining and updating the website, and administering and monitoring the smooth functioning of IT systems in the Secretariat.