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CIC National Capital (Ottawa): Politics@thePub: Mexico and the World: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
November 25, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EST$7.50 – $15
Join the CIC National Capital Branch at its next Politics@thePub event –
His Excellency Juan José Gómez Camacho, Ambassador, Embassy of Mexico, on “Mexico and the World: Recent Developments and Future Prospects”
Mexico is grappling with perhaps unprecedented change and challenges, with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador launching ambitious social and economic reforms and relations with the U.S. in constant turbulence.
The CIC-NCB’s North America Study Group is pleased to welcome Ambassador Gómez Camacho for an evening of discussion on these developments, focusing on his country’s key domestic and international priorities and its path forward.
Ambassador Gómez Camacho was designated as Ambassador of Mexico to Canada by President López Obrador. The Ambassador joined the Mexican Foreign Service in 1988 and has served in a range of senior positions. He was most recently Permanent Representative of Mexico to the United Nations from 2016 to 2019. His full biography can be found here
David MacDuff, the founding chair of the North America Study Group, will open the program. Following the Ambassador’s remarks, David Halton, an author and formerly a long-standing CBC foreign correspondent, and Sara Hradecky, a retired Canadian diplomat whose career included serving as Ambassador of Canada to Mexico, will moderate a question and answer session with the audience.
5:30 pm: Doors open
6:00 – 7:30 pm: Remarks followed by panel discussion
Attire: No tie required!
Tickets are $7.50 for CIC student members, $10.00 for CIC members, and $15.00 for non-members, and include a beer, glass of wine or other beverage. To purchase tickets online: https://cicncbnov252019.eventbrite.ca
** While tickets will be sold at the door up to the capacity of the venue, we highly recommend purchasing tickets in advance online as our last event sold out.