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Ana María Romero-Lozada Lauezzari
Presidenta of the CIM 2016-2019
Minister of Women and Vulnerable Populations of Peru

Presidenta

Since July 2016, she has served her third term as Minister of the Peruvian State, in the Women and Vulnerable Populations sector. Previously she was Minister of Women and Social Development of Peru in two periods, from July 21, 2002 to June 28, 2003 and from December 19, 2003 to July 28, 2006.

She has served as Executive Director of the Global Center for Democracy for ten years (2006-2016), a non-profit association where she has conducted various social development projects.

She worked as Project Director at ESAN from 1998 to 2002, highlighting in this period the Local Government Development Project she was in charge of, sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development - USAID.

She was the Director of the USAID Andean Peace Fellowship Program (1988-1992). She was Director of Academic Extension Studies at the Peruvian University of Applied Sciences (UPC) in 1995.

She has also developed consulting services for the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), the World Bank and the Ministry of Education in the preparation of the Proposed Draft "Improvement of the Quality of Primary Education - Teaching Training Component", among others.

He studied social sciences at the Catholic University of Peru, Theology and Philosophy at the Catholic University of Chile, as well as Administration and Organization at ESAN.

Speeches and statements...

18 February - Day of Women of the Americas

  • Message from the President of the CIM, María Isabel Chamorro
    (2014, PDF)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Maureen Clarke Clarke
    (2013, Word)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2012, Word)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2011, PDF)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Rocio Garcia Gaytan
    (2011, PDF)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2010, PDF)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Wanda K. Jones
    (2010, PDF)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Laura Albornoz Pollman
    (2009, PDF)

8 March - International Women's Day

  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2015, Word)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2014, Word)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2013, Word)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Rocio Garcia Gaytan
    (2012, Word)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Rocio Garcia Gaytan
    (2011, PDF)

25 November- International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  • Mensaje de la Presidenta de la CIM, Alejandra Mora Mora
    (2014, PDF)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Maureen Clarke Clarke
    (2012, Word)
  • Message from the Secretary General of the OAS, José Miguel Insulza
    (2012, Word)
  • Message from the President of the CIM, Rocio Garcia Gaytan
    (2011, Word)

Other occasions

  • 47th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 22nd 2017, Cancún)
    Speech by the CIM President, Ana María Romero-Lozada during the Third Plenary Session in: English or Spanish
    Speech by the CIM President during the Thematic Panel "Opportunities and Challenges for Women's Leadership in the Americas" in: English or Spanish
  • 44th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 5th 2014, Asunción)
    Speech by the CIM President, Alejandra Mora Mora (Word)
  • 43rd Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 5th 2013, La Antigua, Guatemala)
    Speech by the CIM President, Maureen Clarke Clarke (Word)
  • 52nd Regular Session of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD, November 30th, San José)
    Speech by the CIM President, Maureen Clarke Clarke (Word, only available in Spanish)
  • 42nd Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 5th 2012, Cochabamba)
    Speech by the CIM Vice-President, Irene Sandiford-Garner (Word)
  • Caribbean Regional Colloquium: Women Leaders as Agents of Change (June 28-30, 2011)
    Speech by the CIM Vice-President Irene Sandiford Garner (Word)
  • 41st Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 7th 2011, San Salvador)
    Speech by the CIM President, Rocío García Gaytán (Word)
  • Side event on citizen security and human rights (June 5th 2011)
    Speech by the CIM President, Rocío García Gaytán (Word)