Report release to be webcast

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars will issue A Stronger Future: Policy Recommendations for U.S.-Mexico Relations, a report that resulted from a recent retreat at Sunnylands at which binational, bipartisan political, business, academic, and media leaders focused on fresh ideas to take the relationship between the two countries to a new level.

The press conference, at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., was webcast at 9:30 am, Pacific daylight time, Wednesday, July 11. We will post a video of the press conference when it is available.
Event Speakers:
Arturo Sarukhan, Mexican Ambassador to the United States
Jane Harman, Director, President, and CEO, The Wilson Center
Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute
Geoffrey Cowan, President, The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands (2010-2016)
Rafael Fernández de Castro, Chair of International Relations, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
The report includes suggestions for enhancing regional competitiveness, new strategies to fight organized crime and strengthen public security, judicial reform in Mexico, reform of the U.S. immigration system, furthering educational exchanges between the two nations, a new vision for energy cooperation in Mexico, and developing new ports of entry to strengthen trade and security at the border.