Events

In an effort to promote the 21st Century Border NDN/NPI has hosted several events. In this section please find videos and transcripts of all of these events.

NPI Releases New Report: Realizing the Full Value of Crossborder Trade With Mexico

New Policy Institute’s 21st Century Border Initiative released a major new report researched by The North American Center For Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University, “Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico.”

The full spreecast of the event can be seen here
The Executive Summary here
The full report here

A Look at The U.S. Mexico Border Region

NDN and the New Policy Institute welcomed a delegation of officials from the US side of the southwest border region. At meetings at NDN/NPI and in the White House, the delegation met with representatives from the National Economic Council, the Domestic Policy Council, the Office of Public Engagement and the Departments of State, Commerce and Homeland Security.

A full video of the event can be seen here
A summary of the event here
Press from the event here

Arturo Sarukhan and Alan Bersin Address on the 21st Century Border

Our inaugural 21st Century Border Project event was held over a year ago, and featured CPB Commissioner Alan Bersin and the Mexican Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan discussing the merits of the United States and Mexico working together to create a true 21st century border.

Full post can be read here.

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on a “21st Century Border”

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano gave a strong defense of the Administration’s border strategy at an event hosted by NDN/NPI.

Full post can be read here.

Secretary Napolitano and Distinguished Panel Discuss Progress on 21st Century Border

NDN/NPI hosted a key note speech from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano where she outlined the progress made along the Southwest Border. In her speech the Secretary emphasized that the Department of Homeland Security has made significant steps towards creating a “21st Century Border

Full post can be read here.

A Mayor’s Perspective on the US-Mexico Border

Chappell Lawson, Associate Professor of politics at MIT, and Mayor of Nogales, AZ Arturo Garino, talk about the perception, the reality and the positive gains in safety along the southwest border.

Full post can be read here.

How a 21st Century Border is Essential to Prosperity in Both the U.S. and Mexico

During our inaugural 21st Century Border Day, Maria Luisa O’Connell, Senior Advisor for Trade and Public Relations Office of the Commissioner US Customs and Border Protection, led a roundtable panel discussion on how the border between Mexico and the United States is an economic benefit for the country as whole.

Full post can be read here.

Secretary Napolitano and Distinguished Panel Discuss Progress on 21st Century Border

NDN/NPI hosted a keynote speech from Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano where she outlined the progress made along the Southwest Border. In her speech the Secretary emphasized that the Department of Homeland Security has made significant steps towards creating a “21st Century Border

Full post can be read here.

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