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The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney

Apr. 17, 2019

The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, former prime minister of Canada, is awarded the James A. Baker III ...

Edward P. Djerejian Speaks with Bloomberg ...

Apr. 15, 2019

Edward Djerejian, director of Rice University's Baker Institute and former ambassador to Israel and to Syria, discusses ...

An Address by the Honorable Mike ...

Apr. 05, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks on the Trump administration's policy on Venezuela.

Security and Justice in Mexico: A ...

Mar. 29, 2019

Mexico Supreme Court Justice Eduardo Medina Mora examines the court’s recent opinions on Mexico’s homeland security framework, ...

Security and Justice in Mexico: A ...

Mar. 29, 2019

Mexico Supreme Court Justice Eduardo Medina Mora examines the court’s recent opinions on Mexico’s homeland security framework, ...

From Social Movement to Social Impact: ...

Mar. 25, 2019

Anita Hill discusses how to sustain and carry out the legacy of the #MeToo movement, arguing that ...

Religious Authority in the Middle East: ...

Mar. 19, 2019

At this conference, held in Washington, D.C. at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, experts discuss findings ...

Religious Authority in the Middle East: ...

Mar. 19, 2019

At this conference, held in Washington, D.C. at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, experts discuss findings ...

Religious Authority in the Middle East: ...

Mar. 19, 2019

At this conference, held in Washington, D.C. at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, experts discuss findings ...

Religious Authority in the Middle East: ...

Mar. 19, 2019

At this conference, held in Washington, D.C. at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, experts discuss findings ...

The US Mexico Border Destinies Intertwined

Mar. 18, 2019

The Baker Institute Mexico Center hosts Andrew Selee, president of the Migration Policy Institute, for a discussion ...

The Future of Immigration in Houston ...

Mar. 07, 2019

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and representatives from local and national organizations address ...

The Future of Immigration in Houston ...

Mar. 07, 2019

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and representatives from local and national organizations address ...

The Future of Immigration in Houston ...

Mar. 07, 2019

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo and representatives from local and national organizations address ...

A Conversation With Howard Schultz

Mar. 06, 2019

Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business and the Baker Institute for Public Policy are pleased to ...