MESECVI Secretariat

The Technical Secretariat of the MESECVI manages the strategic and administrative operation of the Mechanism.

Its principal responsibilities include:

  • Serving as intermediary between the States Party, the Committee of Experts and Civil Society
  • Supporting the preparation of the questionnaires and the national, hemispheric and follow-up reports
  • Strengthening coordination between the MESECVI and other partners - including international organizations, civil society and academic and research institutions

The Technical Secretariat is part of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), a specialized agency of the OAS for the promotion and protection of women's rights and gender equality.

Contact the MESECVI Secretariat at: mesecvi@oas.org