CIM Member States

The Inter-American Commission of Women brings together representatives from all of the OAS members states. The representative is known as the Principal Delegate and is usually the highest-level authority responsible for gender equality and women's rights issues.

CIM Executive Committee 2019-2022:

  • President

Mayra Jiménez (Dominican Republic)
  • Vice-Presidents
Maryam Monsef (Canada)
Gheidy Marisela Gallo Santos (Colombia)
María Inés Castillo de Sanmartín (Panama)
  • Members

Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Suriname

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Antigua and Barbuda


SAMANTHA MARSHALL  

Minister
Ministry of Social Transformation and Human Resource Development

Link to the OAS page: Antigua and Barbuda 

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Argentina

Argentina

ELIZABETH GÓMEZ ALCORTA

Minister for Women, Genders and Diversity

Link to OAS page: Argentina 

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The Bahamas (Commonwealth of)

Bahamas

JACINTA HIGGS

Director of the Department of Gender and Family Affairs
Ministry of Social Services and Community Development of the Bahamas

Link to OAS page: The Bahamas  

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Barbados

MARGOT GREENE

Principal Delegate to the CIM/OAS

Link to OAS page: Barbados  

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Belize

Belice

ESTHER AYUSO RAMIREZ

Chairperson of the National Women's Commission

Link to OAS page: Belize   

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Bolivia

Bolivia

LILIANA FUENTES

Director General of the Plurinational Service for Women and Depatriarcalization (SEPMUD)
Ministry of Justice and Institutional Transparency

Link to OAS page: Bolivia

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Brazil

Brazil

DAMARES ALVES

Minister for Women, the Family and Human Rights

Link to OAS page: Brazil

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Canada

MARYAM MONSEF

Vice-President of the CIM 2019-2022

Minister for Women and Rural Economic Development

Link to OAS page: Canada

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Chile

Delegada Chile

MÓNICA ZALAQUETT

Minister for Women and Gender Equity

Link to OAS page: Chile

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Colombia

Delegada Colombia

GHEIDY MARISELA GALLO SANTOS

Vice-President of the CIM 2019-2022

Presidential Adviser for the Equity of Women

Link to OAS page: Colombia

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica

MARCELA GUERRERO CAMPOS

Member of the CIM Executive Committee 2019-2022

Minister for the Status of Women

Link to OAS page: Costa Rica

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Dominica (Commonwealth of)

Sylvanie Burton

Permanent Secretary , Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs

Link to OAS page: Dominica        

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Dominican Republic

Republica Dominicana

MAYRA JIMÉNEZ

President of the CIM 2019-2022

Minister for Women

Link to OAS page: Dominican Republic        

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Ecuador

Ecuador

MIREYA DEL CARMEN MUÑOZ MERA

Member of the Executive Committee of the CIM 2019-2022

Under Secretary for Multilateral Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility

Link to OAS page: Ecuador         

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El Salvador

ElSalvador

MARÍA LILIAN LÓPEZ

President of the Executive Board, Salvadoran Institute for the Development of Women (ISDEMU)

Link to OAS page: El Salvador         

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Grenada

DELMA THOMAS

Minister for Social Development, Housing and Community Development

Link to OAS page: Grenada

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Guatemala

 

Appointment pending

Link to OAS page: Guatemala          

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Guyana

 

Appointment pending

Link to OAS page: Guyana 

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Haiti

Appointment pending

Link to OAS page: Haiti

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Honduras

ANA AMINTA MADRID PAZ

Minister, National Institute for Women of Honduras

Link to OAS page: Honduras           

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Jamaica

SHARON COBURN ROBINSON

Director, Policy and Research
Bureau of Gender Affairs

Link to OAS page: Jamaica            

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Mexico

Mexico

NADINE GASMAN ZYLBERMANN

Member of the Executive Committee of the CIM 2019-2022

President, National Institute of Women (INMUJERES)

Link to OAS page: Mexico              

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Nicaragua

 

Appointment pending

Link to OAS page: Nicaragua               

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Panama

Panama

 

MARÍA INÉS CASTILLO DE SANMARTÍN

Vice-President of the CIM 2019-2022

Minister for Social Development

Link to OAS page: Panama                

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Paraguay

Paraguay"

NILDA ROMERO SANTA CRUZ

Minister for Women

Link to OAS page: Paraguay                 

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Peru

Peru

SILVIA ROSARIO LOLI ESPINOZA

Member of the CIM Executive Committee 2019-2022

Minister, Ministry for Women and Vulnerable Populations

Link to OAS page: Peru                  

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

Appointment pending

Link to OAS page: Saint Kitts and Nevis          

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Saint Lucia

Alvina Reynolds

GALE RIGOBERT

Minister for Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development

Link to OAS page: Saint Lucia                     

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

St.Vincent

ORANDO BREWSTER

Minister, Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Local Government, Gender Affairs, Family Affairs, Persons with Disabilities and Non Governmental Organisations

Link to OAS page: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines                    

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Suriname

JUDITH KARIJODRONO

SHIEFANIA JAHANGIER

Acting Head of the Gender Affairs Office
Ministry of Home Affairs

Link to OAS page: Suriname                     

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Trinidad and Tobago

AYANNA WEBSTER-ROY

Minister of State with Responsibility for Gender and Child Affairs

Link to OAS page: Trinidad and Tobago 

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United States of America

USA

DOROTHY FINK

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health, Office of Women’s Health
Department of Health & Human Services

Link to OAS page: United States of America             

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Uruguay

MÓNICA BOTTERO

Director, National Institute for Women
Ministerio de Desarrollo Social

Link to OAS page: Uruguay                       

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Venezuela 

Venezuela

MANUELA BOLÍVAR

Assistant Commissioner, Special Commission on Humanitarian Assistance
National Assembly of Venezuela

Link to OAS page: Venezuela