European Union Traineeship 2024

European Union Traineeship 2024

Deadline: 15th December, 2023

Details: Are you a young graduate interested in international relations? Are you curious to learn more about work of a diplomatic mission and how the EU Delegation represents EU interests and values in Eritrea? This might be for you! The European Union is offering a traineeship of up to 6 months within the Political, Press and Information (PPI) Section of the EU Delegation to Eritrea, starting in February 2024, subject to budget availability.


  • Assist in the organisation of activities of public diplomacy
  • Assist in the organisation of meetings and events hosted at the Delegation
  • Make documentary researches as necessary
  • Assist the Head of the PPI section and the press officer in any other activity as needed
  • Assist other staff of the delegation when requested
  • Draft minutes of meetings


  • Each selected trainee will receive a monthly grant to cover living expenses.


  • Considering the current situation in the country, only applicants residing in Eritrea will be considered;
  • A degree in political science, international relations, law or economics, or a very strong proven background in one of those fields;
  • Very good knowledge of Eritrea’s history, institutional setting, legislation, and economy;
  • Tigrinya as mother language, and fluency in English. Knowledge of Arabic and French would be an asset;
  • Excellent drafting skills and capacity to translate complex texts;
  • Excellent knowledge of the standard IT tools: outlook, excel, etc.;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and flexibility to work in an international environment.


Candidates must apply to the e-mail address [] and send the following documents:

Mention in the subject of your e-mail: Funded Traineeship – PPI Section

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