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Mexico City, March 8, 2013 – U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne joined Governor Gabino Cué and others to commemorate International Women’s Day and to welcome the upcoming launch of the Oaxaca Women’s Justice Center. This center will be the state’s first justice center designed to provide a full range of multi-disciplinary services exclusively for women, including medical, legal and social services.
Mexico City, February 1, 2013 – U.S. Ambassador Anthony Wayne met Senator Adriana Dávila Fernández, president of the Senate Trafficking in Persons Committee to discuss efforts to prevent trafficking in persons, to prosecute traffickers, and to offer protection to victims.
Mexico, D.F., August 21, 2012—Reenforcing the United States’ commitment to partnering with Mexico’s government and civil society to combat human trafficking, Ambassador Anthony Wayne today met with National Assembly Deputy Rosi Orozco and three incoming federal and local legislators to discuss how the Embassy and Mexican government can continue to cooperate to reduce the number of people victimized by this illegal trade of persons.
U.S. Ambassador Joins Media, NGO’s and Representatives of the Federal Government in Highlighting the Need to End Human Trafficking
Mexico City, August 1, 2012—Reiterating the U.S. government’s strong commitment to combating human trafficking, Ambassador Anthony Wayne on Tuesday night attended the premiere of Invisible Slaves, a film to be aired by MTV Latino America that tells the personal stories of four victims of the illegal trade.
U.S. Embassy and Partners Celebrate Civil Rights Leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life and Legacy
Mexico City, January 17, 2012 — The U.S. Embassy, along with representatives of the Miguel Hidalgo Delegation, the Government of Mexico City, the American Chamber of Commerce, and local secondary school students, today celebrated and commemorated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and works on the occasion of his birthday celebration, which is a national holiday in the United States.
Governments of the United States and Mexico Renew Cooperation To Protect Migrants from Dangerous Summer Conditions
MEXICO CITY, July 11, 2011— As part of their ongoing commitment to safeguarding the health, dignity, and well-being of undocumented migrants during the repatriation process, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Government of Mexico today reinitiated the seasonal Mexican Interior Repatriation Program (MIRP).
USAID and Mexican Secretariat of Public Security Sign Agreement to Offer Master Degree in Human Rights
Mexico City, June 9, 2011 – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) signed on June 7, 2011, a letter of agreement with Mexico’s Secretariat of Public Security (SSP) and the Latin American Institute of Educational Communication (ILCE) to create a master degree in human rights under the Merida Initiative framework.
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