The IPL is managed by the IPL Global Promotion Committee (IPL-GPC), which consists of all of ICL member organizations, five UN organizations (UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU), two global stakeholders in Science and Technologies (ICSU and WFEO) and the International Union of Geological Science (IUGS). The Secretariat of IPL is the IPL World Centre, hosted by ICL.
IPL projects are proposed by one or more ICL members or by IPL-Global Promotion Committee by submitting theIPL project proposal form by 30 March every year. Proposal form will be evaluated by IPL Evaluation Committee. Proposer or a member of the project is requested to orally explain the project in the IPL-GPC which will be organized together with the Board of Representatives (BOR) of ICL every year. IPL-GPC will decide the approval of proposed project based on the evaluation committee report, oral presentation and discussion. Each IPL Project leader with ongoing status is requested to submit the annual report of the project by 30 March every year.