North American Regional Meeting of the Trilateral Commission: New York, New York, November 14-16, 2003
All events held at the The New York Palace Hotel except Saturday evening reception and dinner.
Friday, November 14
Reception in the Villard Bar
Saturday, November 15
WELCOME: Thomas S. Foley, North American Chairman
SESSION I: "IMMIGRATION AND SECURITY POLICY, POST-9/11"
Chair: Allan E. Gotlieb, former Deputy Canadian Minister of Manpower & Immigration; former Chairman, Employment & Immigration Commission
Joe Bissett, former Executive Director, Canadian Immigration Service
Magdalena Carral, Commissioner, Mexican National Migration Institute
Michael Chertoff, Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals (3rd Circuit); former Assistant U.S. Attorney General (Criminal Division)
Background papers are available for this session.
"Troubled Borders: Canada, The United States and Mexico" (PDF 72kb/8pp)
Prepared by Joe Bissett
"Migration and Security Policy Post-9/11: Mexico and The United States" (PDF 44kb/6pp)
Prepared by Magdalena Carral
"A View From Baghdad"
Speaker: Walter Slocombe, Director, Office of Security Affairs, Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad; former U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
The text of "A View From Baghdad" is available for this session.
"A View From Baghdad" (PDF 80kb/7pp)
Address by Walter Slocombe
SESSION II: "AGRICULTURE AND TRADE IN NORTH AMERICA"
Chair: Jaime Serra, SAI Derecho & Economia; former Mexican Minister of Trade
Roberto Newell, Mexican Undersecretary of Agriculture
Michael Gifford, former Canadian Agricultural Trade Negotiator
Joseph O'Mara, former U.S. Agricultural Trade Negotiator
A background paper is available for this session.
"Agriculture and Trade in North America" (PDF 44kb/5pp)
Prepared by Charles J. O'Mara
Reception and dinner in the Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Plaza
"A European View of the Euro-Atlantic Alliance"
Speaker: Peter Sutherland, Chairman, BP p.l.c.; European Chairman, The Trilateral Commission
Sunday, November 16
SESSION III: "THE UNITED NATIONS IN 2003: LEGITIMACY, CREDIBILITY, CAPABILITY"
Chair: Anne Marie Slaughter, Dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
Enrique Krauze, General Director, Editorial Clio Libros y Videos, S.A. de C.V.
Gordon Smith, former Canadian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Richard Holbrooke, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Concluding Remarks of the Chairman and Deputy Chairmen