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The WAPES Staff

Ms Jacqueline Mukamusana

Management Assistant

Jacqueline joined the WAPES Secretariat in June 2014.


Phone: +32 2 235 72 51
Fax: +32 2 235 72 59



Jacqueline is journalist by profession. She has worked for over 20 years in various organizations both nationally and internationally such as The Voice of Women association, Food for the Hungry International (FHI), Young women's Christian Association (YWCA). She fulfilled respectively different functions such as administrative and financial assistant, management assistant and general secretary.

In June 2012, as part of her training in secretarial work, Jacqueline did an internship at WAPES, where she supported the Executive Secretariat with preparations of the World Congress in Seoul.

In addition to her mother tongue, Jacqueline speaks and writes English and French.

Jacqueline is mother of 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys.


Mr. Pierre-Alain Vandewalle

Communication Expert 

Pierre-Alain joined WAPES Executive Secretariat in February 2015.


Phone: +32 2 235 72 57
Fax: +32 2 235 72 59



Initially Pierre-Alain went for a three-month internship in Venezuela for his degree in Communication. However he decided to stay in this country for 12 years. In 2014 he returned to Belgium.

Developing a passion for audiovisual and cultural work, Pierre Alain first collaborated on the creation of a community television in a popular district of Maracay in Venezuela. Then together with his Venezuelan wife, he created a non-profit Socio-Cultural organization called “Fundación Socio-Cultural AUTANA” of which he was the director for 10 years. The Fundación organizes free workshops for audiovisual production, films and documentaries projections in popular neighborhoods called "barrios”, produces video reports and helps other organizations to emerge.

Pierre-Alain also holds a degree in education with mention in Cultural Development from the Experimental Nacional University “Simón Rodríguez” in Caracas, Venezuela. In his last position he worked for two years as a communication expert for the National Experimental University for Security “UNES” for the Aragua and Carabobo regions in Venezuela.
Pierre-Alain spends his leisure time with his two children helping them discover the Belgian culture.





Consultants assistant

Phone: +32 2 235 72 57
Fax: +32 2 235 72 59




After studying translation and communication, Amada worked in various organisations and companies around the world, including the last 2 years abroad in a tourist office in a beautiful remote village in los Picos de Europa, Asturian mountains.


Back in Belgium, she has been working for almost ten years at the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU, in the Migration and Home Affairs Service


In March 2020, a week before the start of the Covid-19 health crisis, Amada joined the Executive Secretariat team with great pleasure, as assistant to the consultants.


Mother of 2 grandchildren, passionate about foreign languages, naturopathy, and music of all kinds, she spends her free time learning, perfecting and sharing her knowledge or discoveries, and working as a volunteer for the smooth running of a Brussels concert hall.


A Spanish national, her working languages are Spanish, French, and English (Swedish in learning process).