Structure and bodies
The GCIGSH consists of four main bodies: Forum; Working groups; Steering group and the Office (fig. 1).
Forum: Includes deputies from all member societies and individuals.
Working groups: Are started and terminated in order to follow single projects and support the GCIGSH agenda.
Steering group: Organises and coordinates the work and programmes of GCIGSH.
Office: Supports the GCIGSH work with infrastructure.
If needed, special interest groups may be founded additionally. Moreover, an advisory board of high-ranking experts may be formed.