June 09, 2011 // 12:00pm — 5:30pm
This event brought together a diverse group of experts to discuss Mexico's political and economic future.
May 31, 2011 // 12:30pm — 2:00pm
Roberto Newell launched his new report challenging the conventional wisdom that the most important news from Mexico relates to crime and violence.
May 20, 2011 // 9:00am — 11:00am
The Mexico Institute was glad to host renowned author and former Foreign Minister of Mexico, Jorge G. Castañeda at the Wilson Center to discuss his latest book "Mañana Forever?: Mexico and the Mexicans".
May 17, 2011 // 8:30am — 2:30pm
The First Annual Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) Conference marked the public launch of a historic initiative to foster constructive responses and partnerships between the societies of the U.S. and Mexico. Key Mexican American leaders as well as other prominent officials drawn from government, the NGO community, and business gathered to discuss developments in Mexico.
May 17, 2011 // 8:30am — 7:00pm
The Canada Institute co-sponsored a conference held at the Université du Québec à Montréal on border security and the impact of physical barriers on cross-border relations.
Temporary Migrant Careworker Programs in Canada and the European Union: Models for the United States?
May 13, 2011 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
United States Studies
What are appropriate policy models for migrant carework programs in the United States? Panelists discussed the impact of migrant labor on families in their countries of origin and the legal and regulatory challenges to reforming the migrant carework system.
May 06, 2011 // 4:30pm — 6:30pm
The Gilberto Cárdenas Latino Art Collection evokes the everyday experience and complex history of Mexican Americans. Guest-curated by L. Stephen Velasquez, Associate Curator, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
April 27, 2011 // 9:00am — 1:00pm
The conference, U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Pillar IV: Building Strong and Resilient Border Communities, examined underlying issues,such as chronic underemployment and rising domestic drug consumption, that fuel organized crime in Mexico and brought together key border-region stakeholders to discuss the implementation of new government policies aimed at addressing the root causes of organized crime proliferation.
March 31, 2011 // 9:00am — 10:30am
At the event, "The Mexican Economy: Growth Without Reforms," panelists argued that Mexico was well-positioned to continue its growth and had significant comparative advantages over the BRICs, although the lack of reforms also meant that growth would underperform its potential.
March 25, 2011 // 1:30pm — 5:30pm
United States Studies