Secretariat

Jordi
Jordi Harrison
Secretary-General
Jordi
Jordi Harrison
Secretary-General
+32 (0) 2 282 23 12
FR, EN, ES, IT
Chiara
Chiara Malagodi
Deputy Secretary-General
Chiara
Chiara Malagodi
Deputy Secretary-General
  • HR Management
  • Coordination of PES Group activities
  • Relations with PES and FEPS
+32 (0) 2 282 22 43
IT, EN, FR, ES
Matthieu
Matthieu Hornung
Political adviser
Matthieu
Matthieu Hornung
Political adviser
  • Coordination of legislative works
  • Subsidiarity and better regulation
  • Working Group Ukraine
  • Conference of Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)
  • UK Contact Group
+32 (0) 2 282 2578
FR, DE, EN, PL
Francesco
Francesco Carteri
Political adviser
Francesco
Francesco Carteri
Political adviser
  • Commission for the Environment, Climate change and Energy (ENVE)
  • Working Group Green Deal Going Local
  • Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) and Neighbourhood South
  • Working Group on Relations with Turkey
  • Decentralised cooperation for development
+32 (0) 2 282 20 48
IT, EN, FR
Julien
Julien De Ridder
Political adviser
Julien
Julien De Ridder
Political adviser
  • Committee of the Regions’ Bureau and Conference of Presidents
  • Commission for Financial and Administrative Affairs (CFAA)
  • Management of budgetary resources
+32 (0) 2 282 23 09
FR, EN, IT
Olga
Olga Fotinou
Political adviser
Olga
Olga Fotinou
Political adviser
  • Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX)
  • Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC)
+32 (0) 2 282 20 86
EL, EN, FR, IT
Maria
Maria Freitas
Political adviser
Maria
Maria Freitas
Political adviser
  • Commission for Social Policy, Education, Employment, Research and Culture (SEDEC)
  • Young Elected Politicians Programme (YEPs)
+32 (0) 2 282 21 78
PT, EN, FR, DE, ES
Nicolas
Nicolas Lété
Political adviser
Nicolas
Nicolas Lété
Political adviser
  • Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy and EU Budget (COTER)
  • Commission for Natural Resources (NAT)
+32 (0) 2 282 25 40
FR, EN, ES
Bastian
Bastian Meić
Political adviser
Bastian
Bastian Meić
Political adviser
  • Commission for Economic Policy (ECON)
  • EU Budget in the framework of the Commission for Territorial Cohesion Policy (COTER)
  • Neighbourhood East and Enlargement Countries
  • Joint Consultative Committees North Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia
  • Working Group Western Balkans
+32 (0) 2 282 22 55
DE, EN, HR, NL, FR
Katrin
Katrin Mikolaiczyk
Political assistant
Katrin
Katrin Mikolaiczyk
Political assistant
  • Committee of the Regions’ Commissions
  • Plenary Sessions
+32 (0)2 282 24 06
DE, PL, EN, FR, ES
Olga
Olga Shylenko
Media and communications adviser
Olga
Olga Shylenko
Media and communications adviser
  • Press relations
  • Social media
+32 (0) 473 23 61 71
UK, RU, EN, FR
Katja
Katja Turck
Press and communications officer
Katja
Katja Turck
Press and communications officer
  • Communications and press
  • Events
  • Social media
+32 (0) 2 282 21 69
DE, EN, IT, FR
Vanessa
Vanessa Paget
Communications assistant
Vanessa
Vanessa Paget
Communications assistant
  • Social media, Community manager
  • Press relations
  • Graphic design and video making
  • Events
  • Young Elected Politicians Programme
  • Website management
+ 32 (0) 2 282 22 63
FR, EN, ES, IT
Anna Tosetto
Anna Tosetto
Communications assistant
Anna Tosetto
Anna Tosetto
Communications assistant
  • Events manager
  • Copy-writing
  • Campaigns
+32 2 282 2169
IT, EN, FR
Nina
Nina Rosstalny
Trainee
Nina
Nina Rosstalny
Trainee

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Traineeship

Traineeships
Are you interested in gaining your first work experience with us? Here are the opportunities available to you:

Paid traineeships

Every year, the European Committee of the Regions offers a limited number of university graduates a five-month paid traineeship:

  • from 16 February to 15 July (spring session)
  • from 16 September to 15 February (autumn session)

Please note that applications have to be made through the Committee’s website. You will find more information and the online application form on the European Committee of the Regions Website.

Please remember to specify the PES Group in your application. You will have the possibility to do so in the "Preference" section of the online form.

Short-term study visits
Students who have obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree have the opportunity to undertake a short-term study visit.

In order to apply for a short-term study visit, please contact the PES Group Secretariat.

Whom to contact

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Group of the Party of European Socialists in the European Committee of the Regions
Rue Belliard 101
1040 Brussels
Belgique
+32 (0) 2 282 22 23
+32 (0) 496 499 217

If you are interested in knowing more about our political work at the European Committee of the Regions and learning about the role of cities and regions in shaping the European Union, you can book a visit through the European Committee of the Regions website and specify your interest in the PES Group in the application form.

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