In line with the IPCB’s Vision and Mission which consist in its statutory oversight functions, the actions of the IPCB are  based on the following guiding principles:-

Integrity – consistency of actions, methods and principles based on honesty and truthfulness;

Justice and Respect for Human Rights – are the cornerstone of human dignity, freedom and development – Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere;

Independence – the IPCB is not subject to the control or direction of any other authority in the performance of its functions;

Transparency and Impartiality – guaranteeing that in the discharge of its functions, fairness and equity will always prevail; and

Responsiveness – carrying out its functions with diligence and promptness to meet the needs of its clients.