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May 21, 2018

Health Policy and Initiatives
A Conversation About the 71st World Health Assembly and the World Health Organization

Nearly one year has elapsed since the seventieth World Health Assembly elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new director-general of the World Health Organization. This meeting of CFR's Globa…

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March 8, 2016

United States
Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Experts discuss the factors that led to Puerto Rico’s crisis, the options for restructuring its more than $70 billion debt, and solutions for helping fix the island’s economy.

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January 20, 2016

Mexico
Are Soda Taxes an Answer in the Fight Against Obesity? A Progress Report From Mexico

In 2014, Mexico, which has a higher rate of adult obesity than the United States, became one of the first countries to implement a nationwide soda tax. Dr. Juan Rivera of the National Institutes of P…

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May 1, 2012

Mexico
New York Symposium: U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the 2012 Elections

Session One: U.S.-Mexico Security CooperationThis panel will focus on the current security situation in Mexico, and will examine how the United States can best assist Mexico in combating shared secur…

June 15, 2011

United States
Immigration as an Economic Engine

Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa address the benefits of immigration reform for the economic future of the United States. The session focuses on the many important contributions imm…

October 4, 2012

Drug Policy
Paradigm Shift: Efforts to Reform Drug Policy

Gil Kerlikowske, director of the National Drug Control Policy, discusses global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a …

October 4, 2012

Drug Policy
Paradigm Shift: Efforts to Reform Drug Policy

Director Kerlikowske will discuss the state of global drug policy, including a new emphasis on programs that recognize drug addiction as a disease of the brain instead of a moral failure, trends in d…

May 1, 2012

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation

Experts discuss the current security situation in Mexico, and how the United States can help combat shared security threats. This session was part of a CFR symposium, U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond…

May 1, 2012

Mexico
U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

Experts discuss the current state of U.S.-Mexico trade relations and how to strengthen the bilateral economic relationship. This session was part of a CFR symposium, U.S.-Mexico Relations Beyond the…

May 1, 2012

Mexico
Session Two: U.S.-Mexico Economic Ties

MATTHEW BISHOP: I'm Matthew Bishop. I am the American business editor for The Economist magazine. And great to be here this morning for this second session of the summit on U.S.- Mexico relations, w…