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Adjunct Professor Dr. Julia Korkman appointed Senior Programme Officer, Ieva Silinevica new project management and finance expert

16.12.2021 | News item

The European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI) has appointed Adjunct Professor Julia Korkman as Senior Programme Officer and Ieva Silinevica as the new Administrative and Finance Specialist, both for a fixed-term position.

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Julia Korkman is an adjunct professor in legal psychology. Korkman has led several large research projects in the field of legal psychology and has expertise in, among other things, investigative interviewing and assessing witnesses in legal processes, investigating alleged cases of crimes against children, eyewitness identifications, factors associated with rape victims’ tendencies to make police reports and asylum processes. In her new role, Korkman will be responsible for the planning and implementation of HEUNI's EU and other international and national projects, especially regarding the rights of victims of crime and the fight against violence against women. Dr. Korkman will commence her position as of 1 January 2021 until 31 August 2023. 

Ieva Silinevica has a master's degree in social sciences. She has extensive experience in coordinating various EU projects at the Finnish National Agency for Education, where she worked as a project coordinator in the Internationalization Services Unit for Youth, Culture and Sports, and as a financial planner and coordinator in the EU Program Coordination Unit. At HEUNI, Ms Silinevica's responsibilities include developing the institute's project and financial management processes. Ms Silinevica’s position is between 1 January 2021 and 31 December 2023. 

HEUNI warmly welcomes Ieva and Julia to our team!