Foundation Board
The swisspeace Foundation Board establishes and oversees the annual and longer-term strategic work program for swisspeace and accepts the annual financial statements and budget. It also formulates and develops the guiding principles for swisspeace's work. 

Scientific Advisory Board
The Scientific Advisory Board supports swisspeace in developing and formulating its research strategies. It also oversees and advises swisspeace on its research activities.

Business Advisory Board
The Business Advisory Board supports swisspeace in its strategic development in relation to economy, business, peace and violent conflicts and establishes links to the business community.