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Update on the State of Human Rights in Mexico with Luis Raúl González Pérez, President of Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights

The Mexico Institute is pleased to invite you to the event 'Update on the State of Human Rights in Mexico with Luis Raúl González Perez, President of Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights.'

Date & Time

Nov. 29, 2017
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Update on the State of Human Rights in Mexico with Luis Raúl González Pérez, President of Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights

The Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center is pleased to host Mr. Luis Raúl González Pérez, President of Mexico’s National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH) for a conversation on the current state of human rights in Mexico. Please note that the conversation will be in Spanish.

Mr. González Peréz will deliver remarks on the work of the CNDH, and the CNDH’s recommendations to the Mexican government on several key human rights cases. Additionally, Mr. González will discuss the human rights challenges faced by migrants, both Central American and Mexican, and both in Mexico and abroad.

Mr. Luis Raúl Gonzalez became head of the National Human Rights Commission of Mexico in 2014. Previously, he held various positions at the CNDH and within the federal government. González Perez was also an academic affiliated with the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and the General Attorney for the University. 

His remarks will be followed by commentary from Joy Olson, former Executive Director of the Washington Office for Latin America (WOLA) and Daniella Burgi-Palomino, Senior Associate for Mexico, Border and Migration Issues, Latin America Working Group.

Welcome Remarks
 

Christopher Wilson 
Deputy Director, Mexico Institute 

Remarks
 

Luis Raúl González Pérez
President, Mexico's National Commission on Human Rights (CNDH) 

Speakers
 

Joy Olson 
Former Executive Director, Washington Office on Latin America 

Daniella Burgi-Palomino
Senior Associate for Mexico, Border and Migration Issues, Latin America Working Group

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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 Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more

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