States Party to the Belém do Pará Convention

The Belém do Pará Convention has been ratified by 32 States Party, which also make up the MESECVI.

The responsibilities of the States Party in the MESECVI process include:

  • Preparing the Statute and Regulations of the MESECVI and ensuring compliance
  • Adopting plans and programs of work of the MESECVI and evaluating their implementation
  • Responding to the questionnaire circulated by the Committee of Experts
  • Implementing the recommendations made by Committee of Experts
  • Informing on the follow-up indicators

States Party to the Belém do Pará Convention

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Antigua and Barbuda

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Argentina

National Competent Authority: ELIZABETH GÓMEZ ALCORTA
Minister of Women, Gender and Diversity
Vice-President of the Conference of States Party

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Bahamas

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Barbados

National Competent Authority: PATRICIA BOYCE
Acting Director at the Bureau of Gender Affairs, Ministry of Social Care

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Belize

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Bolivia

National Competent Authority: LILIANA FUENTES
General Director of the Plurinational Service for Women and Depatriarchalization
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Brazil

National Competent Authority: DAMARES REGINA ALVES
Minister of Women, Family and Human Rights

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Chile

National Competent Authority: MÓNICA ZALAQUETT
Minister for Women and Gender Equity

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Colombia

National Competent Authority: GHEIDY MARISELA GALLO SANTOS
Presidential Adviser for the Equity of Women

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Costa Rica

National Competent Authority: MARCELA GUERRERO CAMPOS
Minister for the Status of Women
Executive President of teh National Institute of Women (INAMU)

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Dominica

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Ecuador

National Competent Authority: CECILIA DEL CONSUELO CHACÓN CASTILLO
Secretary of Human Rights
Vice-President of the Conference of States Party

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El Salvador

National Competent Authority: MARÍA LILIAN LÓPEZ
Executive Director of the Salvadoran Institute for the Development of Women (ISDEMU)

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Grenada

National Competent Authority: CHRISSIE WORME-CHARLES
Permanent Secretary (a.i.), Deparment of Gender Affairs, Family , Ministry of Social Development

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Guatemala

National Competent Authority: SILVIA ALEJANDRA HERNÁNDEZ
Presidential Undersecretary for Women

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Guyana

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Haiti

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Honduras

National Competent Authority: ANA AMINTA MADRID PAZ
Minister, National Institute of Women of Honduras

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Jamaica

National Competent Authority: SHARON COBURN ROBINSON
Director, Policy and Research (Acting)
Bureau of Gender Affairs

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Mexico

National Competent Authority: NADINE GASMAN ZYLBERMANN
President, National Institute of Women (INMUJERES)
President of the Conference of States Party

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Nicaragua

National Competent Authority: JESSICA YAOSKA PADILLA LEIVA
Minister for Women

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Panama

National Competent Authority: MARÍA INÉS CASTILLO DE SANMARTÍN
Director General, National Institute for Women (INAMU)

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Paraguay

National Competent Authority: NILDA ROMERO SANTACRUZ
Minister for Women

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Peru

National Competent Authority: SILVIA ROSARIO LOLI ESPINOZA
Minister for Women and Vulnerable Populations

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Dominican Republic

National Competent Authority: MAYRA JIMÉNEZ
Minister for Women

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Saint Lucia

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending
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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

National Competent Authority: LA FLEUR QUAMMIE-HARRY
Coordinator in the Gender Affairs Division, Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development and Gender Affairs

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Suriname

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Trinidad and Tobago

National Competent Authority: IAN RAMPERSAD
Director, International Law and Human Rights Unit
Ministry of the Attorney General

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Uruguay

National Competent Authority: MÓNICA BOTTERO
Director, National Institute for Women
Ministry of Social Developement

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Venezuela

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending