• Protection of the Human Rights and advocacy on the elimination of child labour. Monitoring and evaluation. Policy development.
  • Clinical and School psychology.
  • EU-Project management.
  • Influencing work on Government of Finland legislative initiatives.

Please visit my LinkedIn profile for detailed working history.

Education. PhD in Psychology, University of Jyväskylä, 2003.
E.MA in Human Rights and Democratisation, EUIC, 2012.

Professional who in 2003 finished the doctoral degree in psychology with thesis title: “Cognitive Skills, Psychological Well-being and Life-Contexts Among Nepalese Child Labourers”. From this topic its possible to prepare presentations for advocacy purposes for general public, professionals and colleagues.

During sabbatical year I wanted to widen my understanding of the human rights issues. I spent the academic year 2011-12 in Venice, Italy. I graduated from the European Inter-University Centre and obtained European Masters´ Degree in Human Rights and Democratisation processes. The E.MA thesis title was “Minimum criminal age in Europe: UK case law and replies from the European Court of Human Rights. The development science perspective to the ECtHR judgments in three cases”.

Specialties: Human rights, Democratisation processes, Child Rights (CRC), International law, humanitarian law, criminal age and psychosocial maturity, neuropsychology, clinical psychology, school psychology, child labour, ILO-IPEC, cross-cultural psychology, SPSS, work motivation and satisfaction, novice-expert.

Contact: esa.alaraudanjoki @ edupsy.fi