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 below.
The tasks and responsibilities of the Trainee include inter alia:
- Legal research;
- Report writing on legislation in the member countries
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 partsession during 20-24 April 2020.