CGIAR System Council
The CGIAR System Council is the strategic decision-making body of the CGIAR System that keeps under review the strategy, mission, impact and continued relevancy of the System as a whole.
CGIAR System Management Board
The CGIAR System Management Board is an integral part of the CGIAR System, comprised of 9 Voting members, 1 Ex-Officio Non-Voting member and 5 Active observers, and is responsible for providing strategic direction and effective governance and leadership of the CGIAR System Organization.
General Assembly of the Centers
The General Assembly of Centers is a forum for CGIAR Research Centers to discuss issues relevant to Centers, including those related to the CGIAR System and CGIAR System Organization, it is therefore an important linking mechanism for the CGIAR System as a whole.