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The 2021 North American Leaders' Summit

On November 18th, 2021, U.S. President Joe Biden welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to Washington, D.C. for the first North American Leaders' Summit since 2016. Through a series of bilateral and trilateral meetings, the three leaders and their teams discussed topics ranging from COVID-19 pandemic response to critical North American supply chains. The Wilson Center's programming surrounding the Summit included an expert commentary series by Mexico and Canada Institute fellows, a briefing by former U.S. ambassadors to Canada and Mexico, and a public forum featuring Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Check out some of the highlights below.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Wilson

The Wilson Center proudly hosted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, Minister Mary Ng, and Minister Marco Mendicino on November 17 for a public forum that touched on free trade, Indigenous reconciliation, and emergency response to severe flooding in British Columbia.

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