The MESECVI is a systematic and permanent multi-lateral evaluation methodology, based on exchange and technical cooperation between the States Party and a Committee of Experts. Read more...
The Convention is translated to indigenous languages
[November 25th 2013]
As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Convention, the National Institute of Women of Mexico (INMUJERES) has supported the translation of the Belém do Pará Convention into 13 indigenous languages in order to strengthen its visbility and application from a perspective of diversity: mam of Soconusco, maya, mazahua of the East, mexicano of Guerro, mixteco of the high West, náhuatl of Huasteca, náhuatl of the mountains northeast of Puebla, otomí of the Mezquital valley, purépecha, tarahumara of the North, tseltal, tsotsil, and zapoteco of the coastal plain.
States adopt agreements to strengthen the MESECVI
[November 20th 2013]
The V Conference of States Party to the Belém do Pará Convention (November 18-19) yesterday adopted a series of agreements on the celebration of the twentieth annivesary of the Convention, the strengthening of the work of the MESECVI, the expansion of collaboration between the MESECVI and regional and sub-regional bodies and fostering the exchange of good practices and innovative experiences in the response to violence against women and gender justice.
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Good practices in gender justice
[October 8th 2013]
In collaboration with the Supreme Court of Argentina, the CIM organized an international meeting from September 25th to 27th in Buenos Aires in order to to analyze the current state of gender justice and identify persistent challenges and good practices, with a view to strengthening hemisperic collaboration..
Download the agenda of the event Read the CIM Newsletter to find out about the results
Look over the presentations to get to know the good practices
Committee of Experts adopts Declaration, modifies its Rules of Procedure
[September 13th 2013]
From September 11th to 12th 2013, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI held its 10th meeting in Washington, D.C., where it adopted a Declaration on the Celebration of the Twentieth Anniversary of the Adoption of the Belém do Pará Convention and modified its Rules of Procedure to allow, among other things, in locovisits to the States Party.
Indicators for monitoring the Belém do Pará covention
[July 30th 2013]
With the aim of deepening the evaluation of its implementation, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI has adopted a System of progress indicators for measuring the implementation of the Belém do Pará Convention. In addition to reflecting the concrete actions takes by the States Party to the Convention, the system of rights-based indicators will reflect the substantive exercise of women's right to a life free of violence.
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