January 31, 2014 // 11:00am — 12:00pm
As Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto begins his second year in office, the country is facing rising security concerns brought about by armed vigilantes in the southwest state of Michoacán. These groups are increasingly militarized to the point they are willing to engage in gun battles with organized crime for control of cities. While the government has agreed to work with them in a limited capacity, it is unclear what their role will be, or how they fit into Mexico’s fight against organized crime.
January 16, 2014 // 9:00am — 11:00am
To provide a careful examination of the Peña Nieto administration’s handling of security matters and the state of citizen security, the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will host a workshop with leading policy analysts from the United States and Mexico.
January 14, 2014 // 9:00am — 10:30am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute in conjunction with Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together (MATT) cordially invite you to a presentation of the findings of a new study on return migration to Mexico.
January 08, 2014 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
While the United States has benefited tremendously from trade agreements in the past, a number of political and structural challenges raise the question of whether trade will remain a key driving force for growth. Join Wilson Center senior scholar and former assistant U.S. trade representative William Krist as he discusses the TPP and the TTIP.
November 20, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Latin American Program
Screening of a film that takes a critical look at the “War on Drugs” and participate in the discussion to follow with two experts in the field of drug policy.
October 31, 2013 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
In this talk, the panelists will present evidence of violence-induced internal displacement in Mexico, the ways in which both society and the government addressed it, and the challenges ahead for Peña Nieto's administration.
October 31, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:00am
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Public Opinion and Foreign Policy in Mexico: Findings from the 2012 Edition of Mexico, the Americas, and the World
October 21, 2013 // 10:25am — 11:30am
Mexico, the Americas, and the World is a biannual public opinion survey conducted since 2004 on public opinion and foreign policy in Mexico and other Latin American countries, including Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. This presentation will give an overview of some of the survey's key findings in 2012.
October 15, 2013 // 9:00am — 2:30pm
Latin American Program
The Latin American Program collaborated with the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean to host this conference about tax reform in Mexico.
October 15, 2013 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Francisco Guerrero, Electoral Councilor of the Federal Electoral Institute of Mexico (IFE), will present his book, The Vote of Mexicans Abroad: History, Reflections, and a Look toward the Future. Dr. Guerrero will also speak about current proposals for a political reform in Mexico and the evolving electoral system.