While there has recently been a lot of attention paid to Mexico, most of it has focused on its relations with the Trump administration and particularly regarding trade and migration. Mexico has seen advances on the domestic front, but it still confronts enormous political, economic and social challenges. Security and corruption are high on the national agenda and remain serious concerns. President Peña Nieto pursued important reforms, but these confront difficulties that are likely to figure prominently in the public debate in advance of the next presidential elections in July 2018. Meanwhile, many Mexicans are left to wonder what a path forward might look like.
The Inter-American Dialogue is hosting Denise Dresser, one of Mexico’s most visible and influential political analysts, for this wide-ranging discussion on her country’s national challenges, such as trade and migration, and what should be done to address them.
Date: May 11, 2017
When: 9:30 - 11:00 AM
Where: Inter-American Dialogue, Suite 800