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Within the Council of Europe

Like all International Organisations, the Council of Europe offers employment in its permanent structures (Institutions and Seconded Offices) to nationals of its 46 Member States. Notices of fixed-term and/or permanent contract positions are published on the Organisation’s website in the “current vacancies“ section, while those concerning temporary positions can be consulted at the following link.

Before applying for one of the open positions, it is advisable to visit the “how to apply” page, which contains a range of useful information and advice.

It is also possible to access information about the recruitment process in the “recruitment in progress” section.

Those applying for senior positions, equivalent to the grade A6 and A7, are advised to apply, preferably by e-mail, to the following addresses of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

Direzione Generale per gli Affari Politici
Ufficio II – Consiglio d’Europa
Tel. 06 3691 2238/ 063691 7228


For level B and A up to grade A5:
Direzione Generale per le Risorse e l’Innovazione
Ufficio V – Sezione III
Personale italiano presso le Organizzazioni Internazionali
Tel. 06 3691 3554 / 3540 / 7369

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will examine these reports and monitor the relevant selection processes.