The Woodrow Wilson Center and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations announce a call for applications for the Mexico Public Policy Scholars Program. The program promotes research, academic linkages, and cultural exchange and will invite a scholar to be in residence at the Woodrow Wilson Center for either two months this summer (July 1-August 31, 2008) or four months this fall (September 2-December 22, 2008). For requirements and details
The Washington Post and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars announce the launch of a pilot program to bring five outstanding professional journalists from Latin America to Washington, D.C. to conduct two weeks of reporting on an issue of importance to their home countries concerning hemispheric relations.
The Mexico Institute's 2006-2007 Annual Report is available here.
The United States and Mexico are increasingly interconnected and the Mexico Institute is working to promote mutual dialogue, most recently through its U.S.-Mexico Congressional Initiative.
After 71 years of single-party rule, Mexico confronts the challenges of a newly pluralistic, democratic country, while its citizens increasingly demand more political openness.
On November 12, 2007, El Colegio de Mexico hosted the release of the Mexico Institute/Fundación IDEA publication, "U.S.-Mexico Agricultural Trade and Rural Poverty in Mexico."
On November 1st, the Mexico Institute hosted a conference focusing on Latin American immigrants and their role as social, civic and political actors in the United States. Click here for more information about the event.
Secretary-General of the OECD, Angel Gurría, addressing on international cooperation, identifies financial crisis, global warming, aging, international migration and poverty as the main challenges posed by globalization.
On October 7-8, 2007 the Woodrow Wilson Center, the University of Texas at El Paso, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, the Comité por el Premio de Periodismo Nacional and Sam Donaldson of ABC News hosted Journalism Across Borders, a conference convening editors, news directors, and senior journalists from Mexico and the United States in El Paso, Texas to discuss the challenges of covering each other's country and the border region.
Members of Congress Howard Berman, D-CA; Zoe Lofgren, D-CA; Steve King, R-IA; Ciro Rodriguez, D-TX and Lois Capps, D-CA and senior advisor to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Dean Aguillen joined the Mexico Insitute for a three-day trip to Mexico City.