Nadine Moussa

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Personal information

Title: 
Attorney at Law, political and social activist

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
menadinemoussa@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Social Media

Twitter: 
@Nadine4Leb

Education

Master's Degree, International Law, University of Pantheon-Sorbonne-Paris I, France.
Bachelor's Degree, Law, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

International Law
Legal Research
Litigation
Women's Empowerment
Advocacy and Lobbying
Political Activism
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

Attorney at Law, 1995-present.

Legal Expert/Consultant, August 2012-October 2012, United Nations Development Programme.

Coordinator, 2009-2010, Committee for Family Affairs at the Lebanon Bar Association.

Legal Consultant, 1996-1997, Fiduciaire Juridique et Fiscale de France.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Arab Women's Leadership Institute (AWLI), 2010-present.

Founder and president of the Lebanese Association to Prevent Corruption, 2009-present.

Founding member of the National Committee for Women's Empowerment (Lebanon), 2004-present.

Member of the Legal Bar Association of Lebanon, 1995-present.

Productions

Major achievements: 
  • Nadine Moussa registered as a candidate for the parliamentary elections in 2013. Uncontested winner by law, but not certified by election officials. Parliamentary elections were postponed until late 2014, and later annulled until late 2017.
  • She won a court judgement in the case of Saada Slim, an illiterate 63-year-old woman who had been held without charge as a domestic servant in the same household for 50 years, 2011.
  • She released a group of detainees at Roumieh Prison using funds from the Lebanese Association to Prevent Corruption to pay their penalties and bail bonds, 2010.
Exhibitions, Lectures, & Performances: 
  • Invited Speaker during the event celebrating Lebanon's 71st Independence Day organized by the Cultural Movement Antelias, in defense of Lebanon's Independence, November, 2014.
  • Invited Speaker to the Arab Parliament Conference on "National Security of the Arab World", organized by the Arab League, Cairo, 28-30 October, 2014.
  • Organized in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) a workshop on "fighting corruption" targeting young Lebanese leaders in the Lebanese political parties, 2012.
  • Invited Speaker to talk about the "Fight against Corruption in Lebanon" at two forums on "Anti-Corruption and the Promotion of Democracy in the Arab World", a G8's Broader Middle East and North Africa initiative, Marseille and Marrakesh, 2011.

Awards and Distinctions

Received an Award of Appreciation by the president of the Arab Parliament Ahmad Al-Jarwan for her participation in the Arab National Security Seminar, 2014.

Selected as one of Lebanon's top 130 women leaders in The Women Leaders Directory 2013, published by Media Supporting Women [a project supported by Women in Front and Smart Center], 2013.

Selected by the Ministry of Justice of France to participate in two workshops dedicated to Francophone legal experts, Amman 2010 & Beirut 2011.