The ICPER prepares recommendations for signing powers.
The government agencies and scientific bodies of the Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Austria and the EU are represented in the ICPER delegations and work groups. The NGOs representatives participate as well.
The ICPER conferences and the meetings of the heads of the delegations of signing powers are, as a rule, held annually; the meetings of the work groups and expert teams are held two or three times a year.
The ICPER working languages are Czech and German.
The ICPER Secretariat supports the ICPER and its work groups in the specialised, language, and organizational-technical issues. The seat of the Secretariat is in Magdeburg.