Events

Freedom of Expression in Mexico: Analyzing the Impact of the Telecom Reform

July 31, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and Freedom House are pleased to invite you to a discussion of the impact of the Telecom Reform. A panel of leading thinkers will discuss the telecommunications reform and its implications for freedom of expression, as well as the ongoing debate about the reform’s secondary legislation.

What Is Causing the Sudden Flood of Unaccompanied Children from Central America?

June 30, 2014 // 10:00am11:00am
As many as 52,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America have arrived at the U.S. border since October, 2013 with the possibility of another 60,000 arriving before the end of this year. In this Ground Truth Briefing, three experts on the ground in Central America will discuss this developing crisis.
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Mexico’s Energy Reform: Assessing the Secondary Legislation

June 24, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue cordially invite you to a discussion of the prospects for the secondary legislation and the key elements that should be included in the process for implementing the reforms. A panel of leading energy experts will address the challenges and opportunities for the forthcoming debate in the Mexican congress.
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Mexico Today: The Growth Challenge

June 17, 2014 // 9:00am11:30am
The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and CIDAC (Center of Research for Development) are pleased invite you to a discussion of the current state of the Mexican economy. A panel of leading thinkers will discuss both the economic dimensions of the lack of strong growth as well as the politics of slow growth.
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Envisioning a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border

June 12, 2014 // 8:15am4:00pm
This conference will bring together top policymakers, the private sector, and civil society from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border to examine ways to improve border management and strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico.
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Mexico's Energy Reform: The View from the Left

May 28, 2014 // 9:00am11:00am
As the Mexican congress prepares to debate secondary legislation for energy reform, the leadership of the Partido de la Revolución Democrática (PRD) offers its perspective on the process, and on the requirements for a healthy, strong and functioning energy sector.
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The Democratic Alternative from the South: India, Brazil, and South Africa

May 20, 2014 // 11:00am12:30pm
The Brazil Institute, the Africa Program, and the Asia Program will be convene a panel of experts on May 20th to discuss case studies of successful democratic transitions in the global South.

Innovation in Urban Infrastructure Financing in Latin America

May 06, 2014 // 10:00am12:30pm
A panel of experts will speak about innovative approaches to urban infrastructure financing in Latin America.
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The Politics of Crime in Mexico: Democratic Governance in a Security Trap

April 16, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute and the Inter-American Dialogue are pleased to invite you to the presentation of the book, The Politics of Crime in Mexico: Democratic Governance in a Security Trap, by John Bailey.

Labor and Structural Reforms in Mexico

April 04, 2014 // 9:00am10:15am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to a discussion with Mexico’s Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare, Alfonso Navarrete Prida. In November of 2012, Mexico’s congress approved a new labor law that fundamentally alters Mexico’s labor markets, making them much more flexible than before.

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