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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.


  • 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.
    Download the Declaration in: English or Spanish.
  • Belém do Pará +20: Good practices in the prevention of violence against women
    [April 21st 2014]
    In collaboration with the Government of the State of Hidalgo (Mexico) and other partners, the CIM will organize an international meeting from May 14th to 16th 2014 in Pachuca, Hidalgo, with a view to analyzing progress and challenges in the prevention of violence against women and, identifying good practices and strengthening hemispheric cooperation on this issue.
    Download the agenda of the event in English or Spanish.
  • Chile seeks qualified candidates for its Expert to the MESECVI
    [April 14th 2014]
    The National Service for Women of Chile (SERNAM) has launched a call for applications to the position of National Expert to the Follow-up Mechanism to the Belém do Pará Convention (MESECVI). The application deadline is Friday May 9th at 18:00.
    Visit the SERNAM Webpage for more information