CliC’s parent organization is the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP), whose mission is to facilitate analysis and prediction of Earth system variability and change for use in an increasing range of practical applications of direct relevance, benefit and value to society.

The CliC International Project Office (IPO) is hosted by the Bjerknes Center for Climate Research (BCCR) in Bergen, Norway.

The IPO is jointly sponsored by Bjerknes Centre and the Research Council of Norway.