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Youth Forum: Interview with president Vicente Fox
Submitted by Mite Kuzevski on 17 July 2012
The former president of Mexico Mr. Vicente Fox Quesada joins the participants of IDEA Youth Forum Mexico 2012 to watch the Mixed Team Tournament final debate at Centro Fox. The motion for this year's MTT finals was “Ethnic profiling to fight crime is justified”.
President Fox after the debate addressed to the participants and gave awards to the winning teams at the closing ceremony if IDEA Youth Forum.
Watch the full interview with president Fox that he exclusively gave for www.idebate.org
Vicente Fox Quesada is a Mexican businessman and politician who served as President of Mexico from 1 December 2000 to 30 November 2006 and currently serves as co-President of the Centrist Democrat International, an international organization of Christian democratic political parties.
Fox was elected President of Mexico in the 2000 presidential election, a historically significant election that made him the first president elected from an opposition party since Francisco I. Madero in 1910 and the first one in 71 years to defeat, with 42 percent of the vote, the then-dominant Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).
After serving as president of Mexico for six years, President Fox returned to his home state of Guanajuato, where he resides with his wife and family. Since leaving the presidency, Vicente Fox has been involved in public speaking and the construction of the Vicente Fox Center of Studies, Library and Museum.