Research and Analysis
The project generates cutting edge research and analysis on four main areas: security and violence, transparency and accountability, justice system reform, and human rights and civil society in Mexico. This includes to monitor, along with relevant institutional reform processes through ground-breaking surveys that generate original data for analysis and dissemination.
Public Education and Dialogue
The project sponsors and organizes seminars, conferences, and events to promote a constructive dialogue on relevant research topics. It also serves as an informational resource for international media, and its research has been featured in television, radio, and print outlets worldwide.
Policy and Community Engagement
The project regularly briefs agencies and institutions to provide balanced expert assessments to maintain both sustained attention on relevant U.S.-Mexico issues and to avoid hyperbolic rhetoric and responses. It also provides consultative support to external institutions upon request. It has assisted the implementation of Mexico's judicial reform through educational exchanges and training.