Secondment to the CoE

Member states second personnel to the CoE in Berlin for a duration of one to four years. Seconded National Experts, or Secondees, are involved in undertakings carried out in the CoE’s focus areas based on their professional experience and skills. A regular rotation of Secondees guarantees the required expertise to implement the work programme and aims at broad representation of all members. The experts help implement the work programme by addressing topics assigned by the Director and by taking part in events in various functions.

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