Latin America Events

Mexico's Constitutional Reform on Transparency & Access to Information

June 29, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
With speaker Alonso Lujambio, President of the Federal Institute for Access to Information (IFAI)
Webcast

Innovation Policies and Business Strategies in Brazil

June 27, 2007 // 8:30am1:00pm
Brazil Institute
Jorge Ávila, President, National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI); Jose Goldemberg, Professor, Univesidade de São Paulo; Rob Atkinson, President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation; Chris Hill, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University; Ricardo Camargo Mendes, Executive Director, Prospectiva Consulting; William Marandola, Executive Manager, Coinfar; Flavio Grynszpan, Consultant and former CEO, Motorola Brazil

Fighting Corruption in the Americas

June 25, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Latin American Program
Transparency International chapters from four countries - Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela - will share their conclusions and recommendations, with a special focus on efforts to reduce corruption in public contracting and increase whistleblower protection. Their presentations will highlight the role of civil society in monitoring convention enforcement – a role facing increasing resistance in many countries.

Democratic Challenges in Mexico

June 22, 2007 // 9:00am2:00pm
Mexico Institute
5th Floor Conference Room

Book Launch: Derecho a Saber: Balance y Perspectivas Cívicas

June 11, 2007 // 6:45pm8:45pm
Mexico Institute
Edited by Jonathan Fox, Libby Haight, Helena Hofbauer, and Tania Sánchez Andrade. This event will take place in Mexico City

The United States and Mexico: Strategic Partners or Distant Neighbors?

June 05, 2007 // 9:00am12:45pm
Mexico Institute
6th Floor Flom Auditorium

Strategic Scenarios and Interstate Relations in MERCOSUR

May 15, 2007 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
The seminar will address current interstate relations among MERCOSUR members with a focus on the nature of recent conflicts, the strategic scenario currently unfolding, and the progress or stagnation of MERCOSUR's integration process.

Book Launch: Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration

May 15, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Launch of Antonio's Gun and Delfino's Dream: True Tales of Mexican Migration, a collection of reports about Mexican migration to the U.S. by Sam Quinones of the Los Angeles Times

Seguridad y desarrollo en la relación México-Estados Unidos-Canadá

May 07, 2007 // 10:00am12:00pm
Mexico Institute
With speakers Tonatiuh Guillén, President, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte; Sergio Aguayo, Professor, El Colegio de Mexico (Colef); and Andrew Selee

The Challenge of Reforming Mexico's Justice System

May 04, 2007 // 3:30pm5:00pm
Mexico Institute
Presentation by Mexican Supreme Court Justice José Ramón Cossío Díaz.Moderators: Andrew Selee, Director, Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center and Francisco Acuña, Managing Director, Manatt Jones Global Strategies

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