The the High Contracting Parties of four countries have created an Inter-Governmental Council to foster cooperation on the CASA-1000 Project. The IGC is responsible for discussing and deciding on strategic issues regarding the project and ensuring that the necessary steps are taken to implement the project. The IGC has taken several key decisions on financing, private sector participation, system access, signed Memorandums of Understanding. The IGC meets regularly to advance the project.
Secretariat is the organization established by the High Contracting Parties to manage the business of the IGC. The IGC Secretariat’s main responsibility is to provide, on behalf of the IGC, central coordination and high-level leadership in support of the CASA-1000 project The IGC's Secretariat is currently located in Almaty – Kazakhstan, accepted as a general principle that Location should be in a ‘neutral territory’.