The Council of Europe is an International Organisation headquartered in Strasbourg which comprises 47 countries of Europe. It was set up to
promote democracy and protect Human Rights and the rule of law in Europe. The Committee on Social Affairs, Health, and Sustainable Development is part of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The Committee considers issues relating to social rights and policies, public health, sustainable development, economic cooperation and development, local and regional democracy, and good governance in these fields, having special regard for the situation of the more vulnerable groups in society. The Committee is also responsible for inter alia awarding the Europe Prize (created in 1955) which recognizes the contribution made by towns and cities towards the promotion of the European ideal. For further information regarding the Committee please visit the website above.
The tasks of the Trainee include inter alia:
- Conducting documentary and legal research for information;
- Drafting elements to support the work of rapporteurs on various
- Assisting various activities of the Committee on Social Affairs, Health
and Sustainable Development in the run-up to and during Assembly
sessions (e.g. in connection to the Europe Prize, awareness-raising
Human Rights Law - General
English - Fluent
French - Fluent
The knowledge of other languages will be taken into good consideration. Please state in your application clearly what are your availabilities for this Traineeship.