The Assembly is the highest Governing Body that consists of all member States. As the highest governing body, they elect the Council. It meets once every two years. They are responsible for approving the work programme, voting on the budget and determining the financial arrangements. It also adopts resolutions cutting across committee lines.
The Council as of 2022 consists of 40 member States – under categories A, B and C - elected by Assembly 32nd session. Council is the other governing body which supervises other bodies work such as approving reports and establishing groups and reporting to Assembly.