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Mayra Jiménez
President of the CIM 2019-2022
Minister of Women of the Dominican Republic


Presidenta

Dominican, committed to transparency and human rights. She has dedicated 25 years of her life to participating in processes of dialogue, articulation and consensus building on social, economic, labor and gender issues.

Degree in Law, Magna Cum Laude, with a master's degree in Economic Regulation Law, from the Pontifical Mother and Teacher Catholic University .

Minister Mayra Jiménez has training and experience in social dialogue, design, execution and monitoring of social projects and programs, women's rights and inequality, as well as labor law and social security.

She assumed the management of the Ministry of Women of the Dominican Republic, on August 17, 2020, with the vision of achieving an inclusive, egalitarian and equitable country, through the promotion, strengthening and defense of the human rights of women.


Speeches and statements...

General Assembly of the OAS

  • 50th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (October 21st 2020, Virtual)
    Speech by the CIM President, Mayra Jimenez during the Fourth Plenary Session in: English or Spanish
  • 49th Regular Session of the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (June 28th 2019, Medellín)
    Speech by the CIM President, Janet Camilo Hernández during the Fourth Plenary Session in: English or Spanish
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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

  • 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)
  • Caribbean Regional Colloquium: Women Leaders as Agents of Change (June 28-30, 2011)
    Speech by the CIM Vice-President Irene Sandiford Garner (Word)
  • Side event on citizen security and human rights (June 5th 2011)
    Speech by the CIM President, Rocío García Gaytán (Word)