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EVENT: How to Reduce Homicide in Mexico - Lessons from around Latin America

AQ's editor-in-chief and a panel of experts will discuss insights from our new issue in Mexico City.
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After a record 29,000 murders in 2017, President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador has a historic opportunity to reduce violence in Mexico when he takes office in December. How best to do it? Experiences elsewhere in Latin America show progress is possible, and that the private sector and civil society must also play a role. Join Americas Quarterly in Mexico City as we launch our latest issue by convening local and international experts to discuss practical solutions. 

August 9, 2018
Registration: 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Panel and Discussion: 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Centro de Cultura Casa Lamm
Avenida Álvaro Obregón 99 • Colonia Roma
Mexico City
This event is free of charge and will be held in Spanish.
Prior registration is required. Register here.

El 2017 vio un récord de muertes violentas en México con más de 29 mil homicidios. Ahora, el presidente electo Andrés Manuel López Obrador tiene una oportunidad histórica para reducir la violencia en el país. ¿Cuál es la mejor forma de hacerlo? Otras experiencias en Latinoamérica han demostrado que el progreso es posible y que tanto el sector privado como la sociedad civil deben participar. Únase a la convocatoria de expertos locales e internacionales que Americas Quarterly celebrará en la Ciudad de México donde se llevará a cabo una conversación acerca del grave problema que enfrenta dicho país y las estrategias viables que podrían ayudar a resolverlo.

Este evento es complementario y se llevará a cabo en español.
Se requiere registro previo. Registrar aquí.

 

Speakers:*

·         Lisa Sánchez, Director General, México Unido Contra la Delincuencia @lismarybaby
·         Renato Roseno de Oliveira, State Congressman, Ceará, Brazil @renatoroseno
·         Brian Winter, Editor-in-Chief of Americas Quarterly; Vice President of Policy at AS/COA @BrazilBrian
·         Karla Zabludovsky, Mexico bureau chief and Latin America correspondent, BuzzFeed News (moderator) @karlazabs

*Additional speakers to be confirmed.

Click here for more information. 

 

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