CONAHEC News and Information

Miércoles, Jun. 17, 2015

The United States and the governments of Central America’s Northern Triangle – El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – met today at the U.S. Department of State to discuss a sub-regional approach to improving security at a High Level Security Dialogue. Delegations from Colombia, Mexico, and the Inter-American Development Bank also participated.

Martes, Jun. 16, 2015

Mexico is the United States’ third-largest trading partner, but its ninth-largest ... more

Jueves, Jun. 04, 2015

Employers say that international experience matters in hiring decisions. Chief executives fret that today’s graduates lack the skills to succeed in a global economy. Even the U.S.

Jueves, Jun. 04, 2015

As colleges seek to give more students an international experience, the council, Britain’s educational and cultural-relations agency, examined perceived barriers to studying abroad. It surveyed 4,625 American students about their views on studying in another country.

Miércoles, Mayo. 27, 2015

MÉRIDA, Mexico, May 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Honourable Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources; Ernest J. Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy; and Pedro Joaquín-Coldwell, Mexico Secretary of Energy, today announced the creation of the North American Energy Ministers' Working Group on Climate Change and Energy.

Today's announcement took place during the third official meeting of North American energy leaders in Mérida, Mexico. With today's milestone, Canada, the United States and Mexico will prioritize collaboration in the following areas:

Jueves, Mayo. 21, 2015

When Harvard University’s endowment fell by more than $10 billion during the 2008 financial crisis, it was a blow to the institution. But a lot of college presidents across the country considered the loss -- and the remaining $26 billion in Harvard’s endowment -- and thought that perhaps there were worse problems to have. Harvard’s endowment has since rebounded.

Miércoles, Mayo. 20, 2015

Mexico DF. Jaime Valls Esposito, former rector of the Autonomous University of Chiapas , is the new executive secretary of the National Association of Universities and Institutions of Higher Education (ANUIES).

Lunes, Mayo. 18, 2015

Fourteen percent of U.S. high schools are actively recruiting international students, according to a report by the National Association of College Admissions Counselling, with the majority of those using private education agencies to bring in their international cohort.


Miércoles, Mayo. 13, 2015

The Canadian government announced the inclusion of Mexico in the program, Electronic Travel Authority. This implies that Mexicans who have had a Canadian visa for the past ten years or have a valid relation to a non-immigrant to be able to travel to the United States, shall be exempt from processing a new visa to travel to Canada.

Viernes, Mayo. 08, 2015

A left-leaning party has won a surprise victory in Alberta, one of Canada's most conservative provinces. The New Democratic Party (NDP) ended the Progressive Conservatives' (PC) 44-year rule of the province. Political observers were stunned by the result, with one commentator saying: "Pigs do fly". Alberta's Premier Jim Prentice, a former member of Tory Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet, said he was stepping down from political life. He only became premier in September, and called the snap election in April to seek a mandate after bringing in a tough tax-raising budget. "My... more