“Tackling Crime and Violence in Mexico: The Critical Role of Citizens”

November 14, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
Please join the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and the Trans-Border Institute at the University of San Diego for an in-depth analysis of crime and violence in Mexico and how citizens’ organizations have and can play a major role on confronting organized crime in Mexico.

Security and Economic Opportunity in Sinaloa

October 25, 2012 // 2:30pm3:30pm
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.

Access to Information and Accountability: A Global Context

October 11, 2012 // 8:30am12:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, IFAI, the Citizen’s Initiative for the Promotion of the Culture of Dialogue, and CIDE are pleased to invite you to, “Access to Information and Accountability: A Global Context.” The aim of the event will be to exchange views on the impact of the right to access information and its use by civil society in order to increase governmental accountability.

Reviewing the U.S.-Mexico Security Relationship

September 17, 2012 // 12:00pm1:15pm
Secretary Napolitano has served as Secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama since 2008 and was previously Governor of Arizona. Alejandro Poiré is Mexico’s Secretary of the Interior. He served previously as National Security Advisor, Director of the National Intelligence Center, and Professor at Harvard University.

A Film Screening of "Reportero"

September 14, 2012 // 4:00pm7:30pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting invite you to a screening of: "Reportero." A reception will follow the screening.

The Peace Movement in Mexico: Efforts to bring justice to the victims of violence in the country

September 11, 2012 // 8:30am10:00am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to, "The Peace Movement in Mexico: Efforts to bring justice to the victims of violence in the country." This event will be an opportunity to learn more about the Peace Movement, its work to give voice to the victims of violence in the country, and its dialogue with the Mexican government to discuss ways to end the violence in Mexico and bring justice to the victims.

The Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations (at the Republican National Convention)

August 28, 2012 // 9:30am11:00am
The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands and The Woodrow Wilson Center cordially invite you to join co-hosts Mel Martinez, former United States Senator from Florida and House Rules Committee Chairman David Dreier (R-CA) for a discussion on policy options for the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations. **Please note, this event will be held in Tampa, FL at the Republican National Convention. This event will still take place at the scheduled time from 9:30am-11am.**

Under pressure “from above?” Human rights violations by the military and civilian law enforcement in Mexico

August 16, 2012 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to "Under pressure 'from above?' Violations of human rights in the struggle against drugs in Mexico," a lecture with Professor Alejandro Anaya, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar & Academic Coordinator Center for Research and Teaching in Economics (CIDE) Aguascalientes Campus and comments by Maureen Meyer, Senior Associate, Washington Office on Latin America, and Santiago Canton, Director, RFK Partners for Human Rights.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Future of International Trade

August 08, 2012 // 2:00pm5:00pm
As the major trade initiative of the Obama Administration, the Trans-Pacific Partnership will broaden trade in the Pacific and may create a template for future, global trade negotiations.


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