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

Now for the Hard Part: Renewing Regional Cooperation on Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

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Sep 22, 2014
Even before NAFTA and 9/11, the United States, Canada, and Mexico all recognized the need to secure critical infrastructure and to collaborate with their continental neighbors in doing so. This paper identifies challenges to critical infrastructure security and resilience (CISR) among the countries and provides recommendations for going forward. more
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Revisiting Our Black Mosaic: Black Mosaic 20th Anniversary

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September 19, 2014 // 9:00am3:50pm
This symposium will address relevant urban issues over the past two decades. It serves to bridge past museum research with current initiatives and renew the community relationships that are crucial to the Museum’s work. more

Social Media and Social Activism: The cases of Brazil, Iran and Mexico

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September 15, 2014 // 2:00pm4:00pm
The Wilson Center's Brazil Institute, Mexico Institute and Middle East Program, in partnership with the Georgetown Journal of International Affairs will be hosting an event on social media and it's impact on social movements. more

Journalism and Security in Mexico

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Sep 03, 2014
Since 2008, journalists' rights to write and express their opinions had been seriously limited in Mexico. Mexico is now one of the world's most dangerous and complicated places to practice journalism. Read the latest article by Diana Negroponte, a member of the Mexico Institute's Advisory Board. more
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Building Peace in Mexico

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September 11, 2014 // 9:00am10:30am
The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute, in collaboration with The Institute of Economics and Peace, was pleased to host a discussion on the challenges and opportunities for building a more peaceful society in Mexico. more

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