200 years of bilateral relations: the point of view of American ambassadors


The bilateral relationship between the United States and Mexico is unique in the world, linked by geographic, commercial, historical and cultural ties. This year, the two countries will celebrate 200 years of official diplomatic relations.

In commemoration of this milestone, join the Mexico Institute on September 13e 3:30-5:00 PM ET for the launch of Dolia Estévez’s latest book “Mexico City, A Challenging Assignment: US Ambassadors Share Their Experiences”, an updated version ofhis 2012 work published by the Wilson Center. It will be followed by a presentation by Ambassador Roberta Lajous on her book, “Embajadores de Estados Unidos en México. Crisis Diplomacia and Opportunities.” After the book presentations, join us for a panel of experts on the trajectory of bilateral relations between the United States and Mexico and the importance of this diplomatic relationship. After the event, please join us for a reception from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. celebrating the 200th anniversary of official diplomatic relations.

A limited number of in-person seats will be available at the Wilson Center. To reserve a spot, please RSVP below. This event will also be webcast from our webpage. Additional panelists to be confirmed.

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