The forum will provide a careful examination of security challenges in Mexico, featuring presentations from leading policy analysts. Of particular interest will be the available indicators of crime trends, analysis of the specific policy measures of the Peña Nieto administration, and the efforts of civil society to confront recent security problems in Mexico.


Introduction & Background Discussion

  • Duncan Wood Director, Mexico Institute 

  • David Shirk Global Fellow, Mexico Institute 

Crime, Violence, & Security in 2014

  • David Shirk Global Fellow, Mexico Institute

  • Chris Kyle Associate Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  • Kathryn Haahr Specialist, International Security, Threat and Risk Management

  • Moderator: John Bailey Professor, Georgetown University 

Policy Implications for the Peña Nieto Administration

  • Christopher Wilson Senior Associate, Mexico Institute

  • Alejandro Hope Director de Política de Seguridad, IMCO

  • Steven Dudley Co-Director, InSight Crime

  • Sandra Ley Visiting Fellow, Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame

  • Moderator: Duncan Wood Director, Mexico Institute 

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