Benjamin Couteau is a research assistant at the Institut Jacques Delors. His work focuses on migration and asylum issues, on the activity of the European Parliament, and on the European Union’s relations with the United States and China.
He is a graduate of the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Human Rights and the European Union) and wrote his master’s thesis on Turkey’s compliance with the Copenhagen criteria in the context of its accession process to the European Union. He has also conducted research on the protection of fundamental rights in the European and inter-American systems. His working languages are French and English.