Director of Programmes
Julia Krikorian studied sociology and philosophy in Paris. She joined the EPLN in 2016 and played a leading role in developing the network. She coordinated with the University of Strasbourg a programme of research on access to legal aid in detention in the EU (2017-2019) and with the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts the “Coalition for fighting violence in prison” with prisoners’ rights defenders from Germany, France, Poland, Ukraine and Russia (2019-2021). Formerly, she coordinated peace mediation projects in Ukraine, South Caucasus and Kosovo for the NGO CSSP e.V. and was head of mission for the NGO Medecins du Monde in Russia.