Wamundila Waliuya holds a Bachelors in Business Administration, a Diploma in Education (English Lang. And Religious Studies) and a Diploma in Medical Lab. Technology. He also has a Certificate in Primary School Teaching and another Certificate in Special Education. He has undergone many short competence building courses in management, strategic planning, paralegals, advocacy and human rights law. He has worked in both the public sector and NGO world for more than 25 years.
Wamundila Waliuya, a person with visual impairment, is currently President of Disability Rights Watch in Zambia and is a leading advocate and activist in the field of human rights and disability. He has been working with disabled people’s organisations (DPO’s) locally and internationally for more than 15 years; leading their advocacy work towards promoting and protecting the human rights and fundamental freedoms of children, women and men with disabilities. He is an expert in advocacy planning and strategy development; resource mobilisation; organisational development and human rights training. He is also a trainer in paralegal casework. Due to his exposure and experience with international human rights issues, he is now a leading trainer and activist on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD).
Wamundila Waliuya has got good experience in planning and processing strategic litigation cases around the promotion and protection of the rights of persons with disabilities. He has managed the first litigation project on disability equality matters in Zambia and Southern Africa. He has also managed the first Independent Monitoring Unit on the implementation of the domestication of the UNCRPD in Africa. Due to his work with many international donors, he has vast experience in donor liaison management and resource mobilisation.