ExpertiseArms Control and Nuclear Proliferation
Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration
The risks of autonomous weapons: an analysis centred on the rights of persons with disabilities Co-author International Review of the Red Cross Nov 2022
Victim Assistance: What we can expect in 2021 Forum on the Arms Trade
Wanda Muñoz (@_wandamunoz) is a long-time activist and international consultant on humanitarian disarmament, improving the lives of people with disabilities and providing assistance to victims of war.
She is a former member of the Human Security Network in Latin America and the Caribbean where her work focused on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. She contributed to the implementation of the Mine Ban Treaty and to the development of the victim assistance provisions in the Convention on Cluster Munitions. She was a consultant on inclusion, victim assistance, and humanitarian disarmament in the global Working Group on Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence.
Wanda contributed to the launch in 2019 in Colombia of the Latin American Network of Survivors of Landmines and ERW (Explosive Remnants of War). She has worked at project and policy levels in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe and authored expert publications, translated into many languages, on victim assistance, inclusive livelihoods and gender-based violence.
She lives in Mexico. She served July 2020-January 2023 as a Mexican government-appointed consultant to the Working Group on Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence.
Wanda holds a dual degree, Master of International Affairs with a specialization in Economic and Political Development from Columbia University in New York and Sciences Po Paris, for which she was a recipient of the French MFA Eiffel Excellence scholarship. She also holds a BA on International Affairs with specialization in Asian Affairs from Tec de Monterrey.