Below this is the General Council (normally ambassadors and heads of
delegation in Geneva, but sometimes officials sent from members’ capitals)
which meets several times a year in the Geneva headquarters. The General
Council also meets as the Trade Policy Review Body and the Dispute
At the next level, the Goods Council, Services Council and Intellectual
Property (TRIPS) Council report to the General Council.
Numerous specialized committees, working groups and working parties deal
with the individual agreements and other areas such as the environment,
development, membership applications and regional trade agreements.