About the 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 José Antonio Fernández Carbajal and Roger W. Wallace, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.

The Institute maintains an ongoing focus on five key issues in U.S.-Mexico relations:

The Latest from the Mexico Institute

Seguridad Ciudadana en México

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October 28, 2014 // 9:00am5:00pm
Taller sobre seguridad ciudadana en México organizado por el Woodrow Wilson Center, la Coorporación Andina de Fomento (CAF) y el Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey. more

Mexico's Energy Reform: Opportunities and Challenges for International Engagement in the Gulf of Mexico

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Mar 04, 2015
On February 12, 2015, the Mexico Institute co-sponsored an event on Mexico's Energy Reform that took place at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The event focused primarily on the current status of the energy reform and the impacts on offshore production. Transboundary hydrocarbon issues such as exploration, production and spill response were also discussed during this all day conference. more

Drowning PEMEX?

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Feb 19, 2015
Due to the energy reform in Mexico, PEMEX lost exclusivity in the supply chain on virtually all hydrocarbon activities; now, PEMEX has to compete. Insofar as the reform states, PEMEX will continue operating as the national oil company, and it is expected to do so in the same conditions as other competing companies. That seems fine, until reality reveals its fiscal situation. more
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Strengthening Regional Competitiveness: An Update on the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue

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March 04, 2015 // 9:30am11:00am
The Mexico Institute is pleased to host several U.S. government representatives to discuss the accomplishments of the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue and priorities in U.S.-Mexico economic cooperation for the coming year. more
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Crossroads or Crisis? The Future of the Mexican Left

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February 23, 2015 // 9:00am10:30am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is pleased to a discussion on the future of the left in Mexico and the challenges the country faces. more

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