U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Portal
Information on the U.S.-Mexico security cooperation, including reports, policy briefs, key headlines and analysis.
Security, security collaboration, and organized crime have continued to be major issues on the bilateral agenda in the last year. Efforts to strengthen the capacity of law enforcement institutions, intelligence sharing, and investments in violence prevention programs have been the center piece of the bilateral agenda. In this context, the Institute has continued its cutting edge research and publications focused in key areas of concern for policymakers such as money laundering, firearms trafficking, and efforts to build greater technical capacity within the police and justice sector. The Institute has also convened high-level meetings to consider some of the latest policy options and strategies available for confronting organized crime. The Institute's efforts also include looking at the role of civic engagement in promoting public security in Mexico. This year the Institute is expanding its research agenda to look at transparency and the rule of law in Mexico.
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 Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute. Read more