Organized Crime Events

The Escape of El Chapo Guzmán and the Struggle Against Organized Crime

July 22, 2015 // 9:30am10:30am
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute is delighted to present a dial-in event in which expert analysts will offer their take on the broader implications of El Chapo's escape on the future of Mexico and the U.S.-Mexico security relationship

CANCELLED: Seeking New Solutions: Alternative Approaches to Preventing Crime and Violence in Mexico

July 16, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
Mexico Institute
This event has been cancelled.
Webcast

Advancing Justice Sector Reform in Mexico

June 26, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
Together with the University of San Diego's Justice in Mexico program, the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will host a panel discussion to examine current efforts to implement the new criminal justice reforms.
Webcast

Citizen Security from the Ground-Up: Improving Practice at the Local Level

June 23, 2015 // 9:30am11:30am
Latin American Program
Citizen security practitioners from Antioquia, Colombia; Salta, Argentina; and Santiago, Chile will discuss the strategies they have employed, as well as the successes and ongoing challenges they face.
Webcast

Transparency, Governance, and Foreign Policy: Meeting the Challenge in the Americas

June 09, 2015 // 1:30pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
Throughout much of Latin America, the "golden years" of economic growth during the last decade's commodity boom have given way to economic decline or stagnation. At the same time, a mobilized citizenry is demanding better government performance. These two factors have focused unprecedented attention on rule of law deficits and official corruption. Meanwhile, relations among countries of the hemisphere have grown more complex. As much as the region has welcomed the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations, the options for international insertion now extend far beyond the Western Hemisphere.
Webcast

Urban Violence: Building Safe and Inclusive Cities in Latin America

May 13, 2015 // 9:00am11:00am
Latin American Program
Join us for a panel discussion on policy options for building safe and inclusive cities in Latin America based on recent field research conducted in several major urban areas in the region.

U.S.-Mexico Relations, Security and Human Rights

March 17, 2015 // 4:30pm6:00pm
Mexico Institute
The Mexico Institute hosted an event on U.S.-Mexico relations, security, and human rights, exploring the effects of U.S. policy, and Mexico's struggle against organized crime, on the security situation in the country.
Webcast

The State of Citizen Security in Mexico: 2014 in Review and the Year Ahead

January 20, 2015 // 2:00pm5:30pm
Mexico Institute
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute hosted its Second Annual Mexican Security Review, The State of Citizen Security in Mexico: 2014 in Review and the Year Ahead. The forum provided a careful examination of security challenges in Mexico, featuring presentations from leading policy analysts. Of particular interest were the available indicators of crime trends, analysis of the specific policy measures of the Peña Nieto administration, and the efforts of civil society to confront recent security problems in Mexico.
Webcast

Central America’s Security Challenges: Has U.S. Assistance Helped or Hindered? How Can it Improve?

December 11, 2014 // 9:00am12:00pm
Latin American Program
Join us for a discussion about the Central America Regional Security Initiative and future directions for U.S. security assistance in the Northern Triangle with panels of experts and policymakers
Webcast

The First Binational Forum on Migration and the Right to an Identity

November 12, 2014 // 11:30am2:30pm
Mexico Institute
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the Be Foundation were pleased to host the First Binational Forum on Migration and the Right to an Identity: The Double Invisibility of Mexican Migrants in light of Potential U.S. Immigration Reform.

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