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

Vice-President of the Conference of States Party

National Competent Authority: ELIZABETH GÓMEZ ALCORTA
Minister of Women, Gender and Diversity

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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: MIRIAM HUACANI ZAPANA
Vice-Ministry for Equal Opportunities

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Brazil

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Chile

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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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: Appointment pending

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Dominica

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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Ecuador

Vice-President of the Conference of States Party

National Competent Authority: LORENA RAQUEL ESCOBAR PÉREZ
Undersecretary for the Prevention and Eradication of Violence Against Women, Girls, Boys and Adolescents
Secretariat for Human Rights

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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: Appointment pending

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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: REINA YAMILETH MARTINEZ ROSTRAN

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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

President of the Conference of States Party

National Competent Authority: NADINE GASMAN ZYLBERMANN
President, National Institute of Women (INMUJERES)

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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: Appointment pending

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Peru

National Competent Authority: Appointment pending

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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: JANEY JOSEPH
Director of Gender Relations
Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

National Competent Authority: LA FLEUR QUAMMIE-HARRY
Coordinator, 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