member of the Executive Committee of the European Disability Forum (EDF)
Nadia Hadad, a human right activist from young age. She worked as an engineer from water-related projects to training of craftsmen and excluded youth from education to training and supporting local women’s groups in technical issues in many countries. Later on, she became a Disability Inclusion Policy Officer in the field of development cooperation, with ngo PHOS. She gives lectures and trainings on inclusive cooperation, the UN CRPD and SDGs at universities, ministries, NGOs, DPOs and more.
Nadia is the Vice President of the Brussels City Advisory Council of Persons with Disabilities, a member of the Brussels Region Advisory Panel and of the Belgian Supervising Commission of the independent mechanism for the implementation and monitoring of the UN CRPD in Belgium, for GRIP. She is a Co-chair of the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) and a member of the Executive Committee of the European Disability Forum (EDF) and the European Disability Experts (Academic Network of European Experts on Disability (ANED)).
She represented EDF the Advisory Panel of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency’s Fundamental Rights Platform.
Nadia has a degree in Electromechanical Engineering, specialising in “Mechanical conception”; water resources engineering; human ecology; environment coordination and Philosophy.