Nov
24
9:00 AM09:00

¿Cómo mejorar un país garantizando los derechos de la infancia?


Este evento tuvo como objetivo brindar un espacio de co-creación entre los y las asistentes y expertos/as en temas de Primera Infancia sobre los derechos de las niñas y los niños Enseña Por México se encargó de la organización y Chevening Alumni Mexico brindó su apoyo para realizarlo.

Es un espacio para toda la familia, donde participaron también niños y niñas en los talleres, aprendieron más sobre sus derechos y qué hacer para defenderlos.

También tendremos un área infantil con actividades guiadas por Profesionales de Enseña Por México.

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Oct
16
7:00 PM19:00

New steps of disaster risk management in Mexico: Risk transfer-an strategy to minimise the risk of disasters.

With the expansion of urban centres, the inequality of risk is emphasized, the cost of exposed goods increases, and the impact of disasters acquires greater dimensions. At present, the cost of disasters in the world reaches an average of $ 300,000 million dollars per year, that is, the GDP of Peru and Ecuador, together according to the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). The human and economic losses that result from a disaster compromise not only public and private goods, but also impose important regressions on the development of entire communities or countries.

 

Countries with high exposure to natural phenomena, low insurance penetration and public deficits, such as Mexico, face significant funding gaps and even put their tax systems at risk in the context of a disaster. For countries without reaction capacity, the impacts of a disaster can mean a regression in their development of decades.

 

In the context of insurance, the State must act as an insurer of last resort on extraordinary losses and / or unsecured risks that exceed the capabilities of the private sector. In this sense, the greatest work of the state falls in the field of management and risk reduction, which implies: the design and control of land management and construction codes; ensure the provision of critical infrastructure services, the development of emergency plans that define the precise responsibilities and the coordination of the authorities involved; as well as guarantee financial regulation for private insurance.

 

Mexico has built one of the most important financial systems of disaster risk management in the world. With the creation of the National Disaster Fund (FONDEN), Mexico has laid the groundwork for venturing into the creation of financial vehicles to respond to disasters, and risk transfer mechanisms, which have made the country an example to others developing countries facing similar problems.

 

Although it is necessary to reduce the risks before transferring them, the acquisition of this type of scheme is a shared responsibility not only between the insurance company and the insured, but also from civil society and the authorities who should promote the insurance culture, promote the use of mandatory coverage, as well as transparent handling and payment of claims. To achieve this, we must invest in a consistent way in the development of science and study of the threats and vulnerabilities in Mexico. And in this, both the government and the private sector play fundamental roles.

 

From events as last year’s earthquakes, it is relevant to explore and discuss about strategic-prospective risk management, resilience, financial disaster risk management and other strategies to face the consequences of natural events.

 

The panel will address the lessons learned and the challenges that the country still has.

Written by Sandra Camacho Otero, Chevening Alumna.

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Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Mexico towards a successful implementation of the Paris Agreement

El objetivo del evento fue llevar a cabo un diálogo sobre el liderazgo que México deberá construir para cumplir con sus compromisos de mitigación ante el Acuerdo de Paris.

Las personas expertas brindaron su perspectiva del tema sobre los retos y

oportunidades que se identifican a nivel nacional y subnacional en la implementación de las

Contribuciones Nacionalmente Determinadas de México.

Ponentes:

Mtra. Soffia Alarcón-Díaz - Directora - Carbon Trust México

Mtro. Miguel Gerardo Breceda Lapeyre - Coordinador General de Crecimiento Verde -Instituto Nacional de Ecología y Cambio Climático

Mtro. Eduardo Piquero - Director General - MÉXICO 2 Plataforma Mexicana de Carbono

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Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

LGBT+ Mexico City Pride Parade

Te invitamos a unirte al contingente junto con la Embajada Británica en México, el British Council y miles de personas durante la Marcha del Orgullo LGBT 2018 en la Ciudad de México. Te esperamos en la esquina de Río Sena y Río Lerma (Colonia Cuauhtémoc) de 12 a 12:30 horas para integrarnos a la Marcha. ¡Disfrázate de tus íconos británicos favoritos o bien, vístete de blanco! Manifestemos la necesidad de garantizar todos los derechos para todas las personas.

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We invite you to join us, together with the British Embassy and the British Council, in the LGBT+ Mexico City Pride Parade. We'll meet at the corner of Rio Sena Street and Rio Lerma Street from 12:00 to 12:30 pm to join the parade. Dress as your favourite British pop icons! Otherwise please wear white.

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UCL Mexico Summit 2018: Migration
Jun
7
7:00 PM19:00

UCL Mexico Summit 2018: Migration

Migration is a defining feature of humanity, yet it is a complex, multifaceted phenomenon that can pose challenges to countries and society. The Mexican Summit at UCL 2018 aims to explore the migration phenomenon from a multidisciplinary perspective, from migration modelling to policy and human rights. The UCL Mexican Alumni Association, in partnership with Chevening Alumni Meixco, is taking part in the summit by hosting its own panel discussion in Mexico City. 

You are invited to join them for a chance to hear from a range of migration experts. 

Date: Thursday, 7 June 2018
Time: 7pm to 10pm
Venue: British Council Mexico
Lope de Vega 316, Polanco, 11560, CDMX

Speakers include: 
Celeste González Camacho - Project Assistant at the Reintegration Protocol for Migrants within IOM - UN Migration (Organización Internacional para las Migraciones) 
Emilio González - Senior Protection Associate at the UN Refugee Agency (ACNUR)
Rocío Osorno - Independent consultant and researcher, specialises in migration, gender and public policies in North America
Tomás Milton Muñoz Bravo - Reseracher at UNAM Department of International Relations

The pannel discussion will be followed by a chance to network with your fellow alumni and the speakers over drinks and nibbles. Tickets are free but booking is essential, so please register below. 

https://aoc.ucl.ac.uk/alumni/ucl-mexico-alumni-migration-jun18?id=40fc41fd-e27a-4582-a394-fc900e5358bf

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Inclusive Development in the 21st Century – A discussion on urbanization and migration in today’s Metropolis
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Inclusive Development in the 21st Century – A discussion on urbanization and migration in today’s Metropolis

In collaboration with the Mexican Chevening Alumni Association, the LSE Alumni Association A.C. and the British Embassy are pleased to invite you to attend Dr. Kumar´s latest research project, which investigates the economic, political and spatial relationships that result from the urbanization-migration nexus in five South Asian countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
 
Dr. Sunil Kumar, Lecturer and former Dean of Graduate Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
 
The event will take place on Wednesday, November 16th at 7:00 pm in the British Embassy in Mexico City, located in Río Lerma 71, Col. Cuauhtémoc.

After the conference there will be a networking event to forge alliances between different universities and to strengthen existing ties between UK representatives and Alumni. A cocktail will help us create the perfect atmosphere to enjoy such promising alumni associations interaction. Availability of spaces is limited, so please confirm your attendance before Tuesday, November 14th, 12:00 GMT-6 by emailing: executive.committee.mcaa@gmail.com


Please bare in mind that no mobile phones and electronic devices are allowed into the British Embassy. We appreciate your understanding.
 

Please consider that the email account: executive.comittee@mcaa.com.mx IS NOT MONITORED, so do please  send your confirmation to  executive.committee.mcaa@gmail.com

Please bear in mind that no mobile phones and electronic devices are allowed into the British Embassy. We appreciate your understanding.


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Our mailing address is:
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Panel on Climate Change
Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Panel on Climate Change

In collaboration with the Mexican Chevening Alumni Association, the LSE Alumni Mexico Association and Essex Alumni are pleased to invite you to:
 
Panel on Climate Change
 
Panelist:
MPA. Dolores Barrientos UNEP
PhD. Vanessa Perez Cirera EQUIDE
MSc. Sandra Herrera Former Under Secretary at SEMARNAP
MSc. Juan Carlos Arredondo Iniciativa Climática de México


The event will take place on Thursday, October 20th at 7:00 pm in the British Embassy in Mexico City, located in Río Lerma 71, Col. Cuauhtémoc, CP. 06500.

Thhe conference will be followed by a networking event. A cocktail will help us create the perfect atmosphere to enjoy such promising Alumni Associations interaction.

Availability of spaces is limited, so please confirm your attendance before October 18th, 12:00 GMT-6 by emailing: executive.committee.mcaa@gmail.com

Please bare in mind that no mobile phones and electronic devices are allowed into the British Embassy.


We appreciate your understanding.

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Get-together in Monterrey Chevening, Warwick and Nottingham Alumni Associations
Oct
10
8:00 PM20:00

Get-together in Monterrey Chevening, Warwick and Nottingham Alumni Associations

In collaboration with the Mexican Chevening Alumni Association, the Alumni Associations of the University of Warwick and University of Nottingham we are pleased to invite you to a “Get together" in Monterrey N.L., since we are planning a social event, to expand our network of contacts and collaborators.


We are pleased to invite you all to this event, which is going to take place on Monday October 10th, 20:00 hrs, at Maine Restaurant in Monterrey City (Av. Lazaro Cardenas No. 2000 Local RC4 Col. Valle Oriente 66 San Pedro Garza García).
 
Availability of spaces is conditioned to your previous reservation by emailing to pedro@marcopolos21.com, so please confirm your attendance.

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