Latin America Events

Mexican Democracy in the International Perspective: Seminar 2

June 15, 2006 // 9:00am1:00pm
Mexico Institute
This second seminar will be organized by the Center for International Studies at Colegio de México, the Latin American Program and Mexico Institute of the Wilson Center, and the Special Commission for State Reform of the House of Representatives and the Federal Electoral Institute. Speakers will include, among others, Philippe Schmitter, Dante Caputo, Andreas Schedler, and Ilán Bizberg. This event will be held in Mexico City at the Auditorio del IFE.

Public Security, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law: Challenges for Mexico's Next President

June 09, 2006 // 8:30am11:00am
Mexico Institute
In this seminar hosted by the Washington Office on Latin America and the Mexico Institute, experts analyzed how Mexico's law enforcement and criminal justice systems contribute to crime and impunity, as well as provided recommendations for how Mexico's next president should address longstanding problems of police and prosecutorial corruption, abuse, and inefficiency in order to improve respect for human rights and the rule of law throughout the country.

The 2006 Mexican Presidential Elections and the Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations

May 26, 2006 // 9:00am12:30pm
Mexico Institute
Speakers included Enrique Krauze, Letras Libres; Lorenzo Meyer, Colegio de Mexico; Jim Jones, Former Congressman and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico; Andres Rozental, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations and Javier Treviño, Vice President, Cemex

Report Presentation: Borderless Innovation: Catalyzing the Competitiveness of the San Diego-Baja California Region

May 23, 2006 // 9:00am11:00am
Mexico Institute
WithJerry Sanders, Mayor of the City of San Diego;Eugenio Elorduy, Governor of Baja California;Mary L. Walshok, Vice Chancellor, University of California, San Diego;Rodrigo Gutiérrez Sández, Director, CENTRIS;Jessie K. Knight Jr., President/CEO, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce;Daniel Romero, President, Tijuana Chambers of Commerce (CCE);Moderator: Malin Burnham, Chairman, Burnham Foundation

Brazil's President as Working Class Raposa (Fox): Understanding Lula the Politician

May 10, 2006 // 1:30pm3:00pm
Brazil Institute
With John D. French, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Duke UniversityComment by: Margaret Keck, The Johns Hopkins University; Sérgio Dávila, Folha de São Paulo

The State of the Mexican Election: A Journalistic Perspective

May 09, 2006 // 8:00am10:00am
Mexico Institute
This event is co-sponsored by the Americas Society and the Council of the Americas and will take place in New York City

The Future of the Andean Region

May 02, 2006 // 3:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program
With Marcelo Giugale, Director, Andean Region, The World Bank; andCarol Wise, Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar and Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

Urban Crime and Violence in Brazil: Combating Citizens' Sense of Insecurity

April 28, 2006 // 9:00am11:30am
Brazil Institute
Claudio Beato, Director, Center for Crime and Public Safety Studies, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil; Bernice Van Bronkhorst, Urban Social Specialist, Latin America and Caribbean Region, the World Bank; Luis Bitencourt, Professor, Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies, National Defense University; Commentator, John D French, Associate Professor of History, Duke University

Live Webcast - Latin America and the United States: The Future of the Relationship

April 25, 2006 // 2:00pm5:00pm
Latin American Program

Book Launch: Enforcing the Rule of Law

April 18, 2006 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Latin American Program
Enrique Peruzzotti, Universidad Torcuato di Tella; Commentary by Felipe Agüero, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and University of Miami and Leonardo Avrizter, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

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