The Council of Europe is an international organisation in Strasbourg that comprises 47 countries in Europe. It was set up to promote
democracy and protect human rights and the rule of law in Europe. The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights promotes the rule of law and defends human rights. It is also responsible for a variety of activities that make it the de facto legal adviser of the Parliamentary Assembly of Council of Europe's (PACE). The Committee comprises 87 members and their alternates. It deals with a wide range of legal and human rights topics, appointing parliamentary rapporteurs mandated to prepare reports based on in situ research,
hearings, and exchanges of views with experts. This work culminates in resolutions and recommendations of the Parliamentary Assembly
(PACE) addressed to member states and other Council of Europe bodies. For further information regarding the Committee please visit the website above.
The tasks and responsibilities of the Trainee include inter alia:
- Conducting legal research;
- Report writing on legislation in the member countries.
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.