Taina Järvinen

Seconded National Expert from Finland

Taina Järvinen is a Seconded National Expert from Finland at the CoE. Previously she worked as a human rights and gender expert in crisis management at the European External Action Service (EEAS) in Brussels. Her background is in International Relations and International Law and she holds a Master’s degree from the University of Helsinki.

Taina Järvinen has extensive experience in the field of international human rights and gender equality as a practitioner, adviser, lecturer and researcher. Among her previous positions, Taina Järvinen has been Human Rights Advisor at the Finnish Foreign Ministry and served with EU, UN and OSCE field missions in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Aceh Indonesia and East Timor. Taina speaks Finnish, English, Swedish and German.