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 co-operation and development, local and regional democracy and good governance in these fields, having special regard to 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 recognises the contribution made by towns and cities towards the promotion of the European ideal.
For further information regarding the Committee please visit the website below.
The tasks of the Trainee include inter alia:
- Documentary and legal research for information;
- Drafting elements to support the work of rapporteurs on various reports;
- 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 campaigns, etc.)
Human Rights - General
English - Fluent
French - Good
Please state in your application clearly for which dates you are applying/what are your availabilities for this traineeship.
Please note that the STEP Trainees are encouraged to start in late February/early March 2020 so that they can attend PACE's April part-session during 20-24 April 2020.