• Organization TypeGovernment, Funding Agencies
  • Staff1001-5000
  • HeadquartersFrance
  • Founded1949
The Council of Europe has its headquarters in Strasbourg, France. It employs 2 200 people, and maintains external and liaison offices to other international organisations. The European Youth Centres in Strasbourg and Budapest offer training for young people in democracy and human rights issues. The Council of Europe advocates freedom of expression and of the media, freedom of assembly, equality, and the protection of minorities. It has launched campaigns on issues such as child protection, online hate speech, and the rights of the Roma, Europe's largest minority. The Council of Europe helps member states fight corruption and terrorism and undertake necessary judicial reforms. Its group of constitutional experts, known as the Venice Commission, offers legal advice to countries throughout the world. The Council of Europe promotes human rights through international conventions, such as the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence and the Convention on Cybercrime. It monitors member states' progress in these areas and makes recommendations through independent expert monitoring bodies. Council of Europe member states no longer apply the death penalty.  

Where is Council of Europe (CoE)
Staff1Location of current staff


3Current jobs
43Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Project Officer
  • Project Officer for Electoral Assistance
  • Scientific Assistant
  • Junior Professional Programme - Assistant Lawyer

Staff at Council of Europe (CoE) have experience in


  • development
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • research & development
  • events / training
  • economic policy


  • ec
  • world bank group


  • kosovo
  • turkey
  • italy
  • spain
  • south africa


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices
  • France (headquarters)
  • Strasbourg
  • Avenue de l'Europe F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex


Primary sectors

Monitoring / Evaluation
Torts / Conflict Resolution
Capacity Building
Architecture / Design
Procurement Process
Knowledge Management
Software / Web Design