TREATY REFERENCES: B-57
1.- ECUADOR (Upon signing the Convention the State of Ecuador made the following reservation):
"Under its Constitution, Ecuador may not grant the extradition of its nationals, and their prosecution
shall be subject to the laws of Ecuador".
Note from the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the OAS No. 4-2- 125/98, dated June 8, 1998.
Designation of Central Authority: (January 13, 2005)
On January 13, 2005, the Government of Ecuador appointed the following central authority in regards
of the Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors:
Dr. Iván Gomezjurado Cevallos
Consejo Nacional de la Niñez y la Adolescencia
Edificio Tarqui, Santa María y Amazonas
July 13, 2012, Ecuador informed on the designation of the "abogado
Jorge Luis Cáceres - Consejo Nacional
de la Niñez y Adolescencia (CNNA)" as the Central Authority for the purpose of the
Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations, the
Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors
and the Inter-American Convention on the Return of Children.
2.-ARGENTINA: Upon acceding to the Convention, the Argentine State makes the following
"The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC declares that, pursuant to Article 23, it will recognize and
execute criminal judgements handed down in other State Parties in respect of awards of damages
resulting from the international traffice in minors."
"The ARGENTINE REPUBLIC further declares that, pursuant to Article 26, it will not entertain in any
civil suit within its jurisdiction a challenge to the existence of the facts of the crime or the guilt of the
person convicted when a conviction has been handed down for this crime in another State Party."
1. The Republic of Panama declares, purusuant to Article 23 of the aforementioned Convention,
that "the Panamanian State shall recognize and execute criminal judgements handed down
in another State Partyreferring to compensation for damages or losses resulting from
international trafficking in minors, in accordance with the parameters set forth in the present
Convention and with the domestic laws of Panama."
2.- The Republic of Panama, pursuant to Article 26 of the Convention, declares that
"the Panamanian State shall not admit any impugnment in civil litigation, or motion to dismiss,
or any kind of defense designed to prove the nonexistence of the offense or innocence of a
person when such person has been sentenced and convicted for that crime in another State Party."
4.- COLOMBIA: On January 9, 2002 it designated as Central Authority:
Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familia -ICBF
Subdirección de Intervenciones Especializadas
Número de teléfono: 57(1) 437 7630, ext.3201-3202
Número de telefax: 57(1) 225 2962, ext. 3176
5.- BOLIVIA: Designation of Central Authority (13 February, 2004)
Dra. Elizabeth Patiño Durán, Viceministra de la Juventud, Niñez y Tercera Edad.
On November 19, 2021, the Plurinational State of Bolivia to the OAS informed
the depository on the designation of the central authority with contact information
regarding the following inter-American instruments deposited with the General Secretariat of the OAS:
• Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration.
The Republic of Peru declares:
1. "That, pursuant to Article 23 of the aforementioned Convention, the Peruvian
State shall recognize and execute criminal judgments handed down in another State Party
referring to compensation for damages or losses resulting from international trafficking
2. “That pursuant to Article 26 of the Convention, the Peruvian State shall not
admit in civil litigation any motion to dismiss or any kind of defense designed to prove
the nonexistence of the offense or innocence of a person, when such person has been
sentenced and convicted for that crime in another State Party.”
In acceding to the Convention, the Republic of El Salvador entered a reservation
with respect to application of Articles 23 and 26 thereof, in accordance with its domestic laws.
On December 22, 2005, El Salvador appointed the Instituto Salvadoreño para el
Desarrollo Integral de la Niñez y la Adolescencia (ISNA) as its cemtral authority according
to article 5 of the Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors.
Designation of Central Authority (January 26, 2007)
On January 26, 2007, Brazil appointed the Ministério da Justiça
as the central authority for the Inter-American Convention on International Traffic in Minors:
Esplanada dos Ministérios,