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

Regulatory Agencies in the Mexican Energy Sector

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Mar 23, 2015
In this info-graphic, the Mexico Institute more

Criminal Justice in an Emerging Democracy: Perspectives from Mexico's Inmates

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March 27, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to host an event on Mexico's criminal justice reform, focusing on the inmates' perspectives. more

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

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March 17, 2015 // 4:30pm6:00pm
The Mexico Institute is pleased to host 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. more

Mexico: The Unbearable Cost of Distrust

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Mar 05, 2015
Trust is at the heart of Mexico's challenges today. In this Expert Take, Arturo Franco discusses how public distrust, and its cost ramifications, not only makes Mexico poorer and less dynamic, but also hinders the capacity to tackle some of the country's key challenges. more

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