The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) currently has, in addition to the Governing Council, 11 groups that, under the authority of the Governing Council, coordinate WGO initiatives and projects, and generally undertakes the work of the organization. There are currently eight committees, an editorial board, and two interest groups.
The current WGO committees and interest groups include:
WGO committees and interest groups meet regularly according to a timetable determined by the Chair of each group and as approved by the Governing Council.
Term of service on WGO Committees and Interest Groups is ordinarily a maximum of three (3), two (2) year terms unless otherwise prescribed by the WGO Statutes and By-laws or organizational policies and procedures. The 2015-2017 WGO officers and committees were confirmed during the WGO General Assembly at Gastro 2015: AGW-GESA/WGO International Congress in Brisbane, Australia in September 2015.