The Council of Europe is an international organisation 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
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
The tasks of the STEP 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 - Good
Please state in your application clearly what are your availabilities for
this STEP Traineeship.