Drugs and Violence in Mexico: Public Policy vs. Public Opinion

March 21, 2012 // 9:00am11:00am

Panel discussion of the results of a public opinion survey conducted by the Center for the Study of Institutional Governance (CEGI) at the IPADE Business School, the Colectivo de Analisis de la Seguridad Con Democracia (CASEDE) and the Sistemas de Inteligencia en Mercados y Opinión (SIMO). Sponsored by USAID.

Presentation of Survey Results

Rodrigo de Leon Gonzalez (CEGI)
Raul Benitez (CASEDE)
Edgar Valle (SIMO)

Panel Discussion
Ronald Goldstock
Commissioner, Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor.
Professor, New York University School of Law andformer Director of the New York Task Force on Organized Crime.

Alejandro Hope
Alejandro Hope is Director of Proyecto MC2 (Menos Crimen, Menos Castigo (IMCO) and a former executive at the Center for Investigation and National Security (CISEN) of Mexico.

Vanda Felbab-Brown
Foreign Policy Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Vanda Felbab-Brownfocuses on the national security implications of illicit economies and strategies for managing them. She is the author of Shooting Up: Counterinsurgency and the War on Drugs (Brookings Institution Press, 2009).

The Honorable Richard Thornburgh
Of Counsel, K&L Gates
Former Attorney General of the United States and former Governor of Pennsylvania.

This was an offsite event held at:
Kenney Auditorium
Johns Hopkins University
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W
Washington, D.C.

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