About the Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.

The Institute maintains an ongoing focus on five key issues in U.S.-Mexico relations:

The Latest from the Mexico Institute

Seguridad Ciudadana en México

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October 28, 2014 // 9:00am5:00pm
Taller sobre seguridad ciudadana en México organizado por el Woodrow Wilson Center, la Coorporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. more

Drowning PEMEX?

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Feb 19, 2015
Due to the energy reform in Mexico, PEMEX lost exclusivity in the supply chain on virtually all hydrocarbon activities; now, PEMEX has to compete. Insofar as the reform states, PEMEX will continue operating as the national oil company, and it is expected to do so in the same conditions as other competing companies. That seems fine, until reality reveals its fiscal situation. more
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Strengthening Regional Competitiveness: An Update on the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue

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March 04, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to host several U.S. government representatives to discuss the accomplishments of the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue and priorities in U.S.-Mexico economic cooperation for the coming year. more
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Crossroads or Crisis? The Future of the Mexican Left

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February 23, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to a discussion on the future of the left in Mexico and the challenges the country faces. more

Transparency and the Rule of Law Series

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Feb 11, 2015
Perhaps the greatest challenge Mexico is facing is building a genuine Rule of Law. Although some advances have been achieved, the road still looks challenging. With this series, the Mexico Institute seeks to provide arguments and analysis for understanding the problems of transparency and Rule of Law that Mexico is facing. more

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