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...
States Party hold their First Special Conference
[October 22nd 2014]
From October 23rd to 24th the States Party to the Belém do Pará Convention will hold their First Special Conference in Mexico City. Among other topics, the Conference will consider the draft Second Follow-up report on the Recommendations of the Committee of Experts and the strengthening of the MESECVI.
Download the Conference agenda in English or Spanish Follow the live Webcast of the round-table on "The Belém do Pará Convention: Impact and good practices" (october 23rd, 9:00-13:00, Mexico City time)
The Committee of Experts advances sexual and reproductive rights
[September 29th 2014]
Durng its 11th meeeting, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI adopted the Declaration on Violence against Women, Girls and Adolescents and their Sexual and Reproductive Rights, which seeks to advance the gurantee and protection of women's human rights on the basis of commitments adopted by the States at the international level.
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The Committee of Experts holds its 11th Meeting
[September 8th 2014]
From September 18th to 19th 2014, the Committee of Experts of the MESECVI will hold its eleventh meeting in Montevideo, Uruguay.
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MESECVI participates in the Conference to Prevent, Punish and Eradicate Violence against Women in Venezuela
[July 14th 2014]
In the context of the 20th anniversary of the Belém do Pará Convention, the Techical Secretary of the MESECVI, Luz Patricia Mejía, met with members of the Popular Ministry of Women and Gender Equality (MinMujer), the Attorney General of the Republic's office, and the Supreme Tribunal of Justice of Venezuela. During the Conference, with high-level authorities, she recognized that "Venezuela's legislation is pioneering in incorporating the integrated vision establsihed by the Convention.”
Pachuca Declaration: Strengthening violence prevention
[May 16th 2014]
The Belém do Pará +20 Hemispheric Forum "Prevention of violence against women: Good practices and proposals for the future," organized from May 14th to 16th in Pachuca, Hidalgo, adopted the Pachuca Declaration, which reaffirms and strengthens State commitment to concrete action in public policy, education and communication for gender equality and violence prevention.
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