February 15, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Environmental Change and Security Program
The conversation around immigration and Mexico has long been tied to the United States and the prevailing economic conditions in both countries. But a new report from the Royal United Services Institute argues that as temperatures rise and precipitation patterns change over the course of the next century, climate too will increasingly become a driver of both internal and international migration in Mexico.
February 12, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Please join us for this expert panel, which will discuss the current state of police reform in Mexico, issues that the Peña Nieto government must address to create strong and accountable federal security forces, and ways the United States might support these efforts.
January 16, 2013 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Latin American Program
Book Launch: Politics, Religion, and Society in Latin America
December 11, 2012 // 8:30am — 1:00pm
Latin American Program
This conference was a follow-up of an effort to help foster public debate and brainstorm concrete ways to mitigate the adverse effects of indirect taxation on the poor and reverse the high rates of tax evasion among the wealthy.
December 10, 2012 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
History and Public Policy Program
The Mexican Revolution of 1910 had dramatic effects on both Mexico and the United States that have endured to the present day. This presentation deals with its armed phase (1910-1920) and its institutional, reformist, and state-building phase (c.1920–c.1940), as well as its longer-term legacy.
December 10, 2012 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Join us for a discussion on the importance of the Latino vote and how it played out on November 6. Who voted, where and what difference did they make? What happened in a key battleground states? And what are the likely consequences for immigration reform and other policy issues?
December 05, 2012 // 9:30am — 11:00am
Please join the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute for a briefing on why justice reform is necessary to combat organized crime in Mexico, how the reform process is progressing, and the role the U.S. government and one American state have played in supporting these reforms.
December 04, 2012 // 9:00am — 2:30pm
Join us for a discussion assessing the need for judicial reform in Mexico and taking stock of current changes to the judicial system.
November 20, 2012 // 1:30pm — 3:00pm
Timed with the launch of Beatriz Leycegui’s new book, Reflections on Mexico’s Trade Policy (2006-2012), speakers at this conference will consider how the U.S.-Mexico trade relationship fits into each country’s overall policies for trade and competitiveness, seeking to identify areas for further collaboration both within North America and globally.
October 25, 2012 // 2:30pm — 3:30pm
Governor Lopez Valdez will discuss crime prevention strategies that have been implemented in Sinaloa in addition to the opportunities for cross border trade and economic cooperation with the U.S. Sinaloa is a large exporter of vegetable produce to the U.S. Please join us for a discussion with Gov. Lopez Valdez.