Committee of Experts

The Committee of Experts is the technical part of the MESECVI, responsible for the analysis and evalaution of the implementation of the Convention.

It is composed of independent Experts that are appointed by each of the States Party and serve the MESECVI in a personal capacity.

The responsibilities of the Committee of Experts include:

  • Preparing and circulating the questionnaire on the implementation of the Belém do Pará Convention
  • Evaluating the State Party responses and formulating recommendations to strengthen the implementation of the Convention
  • Producing the national and hemispheric reports
  • Identifying and circulating the indicators to measure the implementation of the Belém do Pará Convention
  • Producing the follow-up report

In the evaluation of the national reports and the formulation of recommendations, the Committee organizes itself into working groups.

All of the Experts have access to the State responses to the questionnaires, although no Expert participates in the evaluation of her own State Party.

Committee of Experts of the MESECVI

Antigua and Barbuda
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

Experta Argentina

Argentina
Principal Expert: Susana Chiarotti

Bahamas
Principal Expert: Sandra Dean Patterson

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Barbados
Principal Expert: Cecilia Babb

Belize
Principal Expert: Ann Marie Williams

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Bolivia
Principal Expert: Lourdes Montero Justiniano

Brazil
Principal Expert: Leila Linhares Barsted

Chile

Chile
Principal Expert: Mónica Maureira

Colombia
Principal Expert: Margarita Rey Anaya

Costa Rica
Principal Expert: Sylvia Mesa Peluffo

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Dominica
Principal Expert: Sylvanie Burton

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Ecuador
Experta Titular: Gloria Camacho
Vice-President of the Committee of Experts (2022-2023)

El Salvador
Principal Expert: Tania Camila Rosa

Grenada
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

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Guatemala
Principal Expert: Hilda Morales Trujillo

Guyana
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

Haiti
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

Honduras
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

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Jamaica
Principal Expert: Barbara Bailey
Vice President of the Committee of Experts (2022-2023)

Mexico
Principal Expert: Teresa Incháustegui Romero

Nicaragua
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

Panama
Principal Expert: Appointment pending

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Paraguay
Principal Expert: Pilar Callizo

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Peru
Principal Expert: Marcela Huaita Alegre
President of the Committee of Experts (2022-2023)

Dominican Republic
Principal Expert: Cristina Altagracia Sánchez Martínez

Saint Kitts and Nevis
Principal Expert: Miselle O'Brien-Norton

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Saint Lucia
Principal Expert: Marcia Symphorien

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Principal Expert: Miriam Roache

Suriname
Principal Expert: Rinette Djokarto

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Trinidad and Tobago
Principal Expert: Sherna Alexander

Uruguay

Uruguay
Principal Expert: Teresa Herrera Sormano

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Venezuela
Principal Expert: Natalia Brandler