WILPF International has several governing bodies which have different functions and meet at different intervals.
- International Congress - the highest decision making body with representatives from all sections, adopts the next International Program.
- International Board (IB) - composed of the Executive Committee, one international board member and one alternate from each national section, and the conveners of its standing committees in an advisory, non-voting capacity.
- Executive Committee (ExCom) - composed of the International President, four Vice-Presidents, the Treasurer, and the Secretary General.
- WILPF International offices - an office in New York and an international secretariat in Geneva, run by the Secretary General.