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Mali Independent Observer Focuses on Reconciliation, Justice, and Humanitarian Issues in Latest Report

The Carter Center, which serves as the Independent Observer of the implementation of Mali’s 2015 peace agreement, released a new report today that focuses on the reconciliation, justice, and humanitarian issues laid out in Title V of the agreement. Learn more »

Carter Center Issues Preliminary Statement on Georgia’s 2022 Risk-Limiting Audit Process

Georgia’s risk-limiting audit process examining the 2022 secretary of state race was transparent and well-conducted, with only minor problems that can be corrected through more standardization and training, The Carter Center said in a preliminary report issued today. Learn more »

Carter Center Statement on Cochise Certification Delays

The Carter Center is concerned by the decision of the Cochise County Board of Supervisors to delay certification of the county election results, which has the potential to disenfranchise the 47,284 county residents who voted in the 2022 midterm election. Learn more »

India Policy: Containing Illiberalism: the U.S.-India Partnership and the Ukraine War (PDF)

India Policy: Containing Illiberalism: the U.S.-India Partnership and the Ukraine War (PDF) Learn more »

Carter Center Statement about the Passing of Speaker Ralston

The Carter Center mourns the passing of Georgia House Speaker David Ralston, who set an example of working across party lines to bring positive change for the people of Georgia. His long record of public service included the championing of the state’s Mental Health Parity Act, a pioneering law passed with bipartisan support earlier this year. Rosalynn Carter is particularly grateful to Speaker Ralston for implementing insurance parity for mental health in Georgia, the realization of a dream for Mrs. Carter after five decades of mental health advocacy Learn more »

Carter Center Will Observe Georgia’s 2022 Risk-Limiting Audit

Following accreditation by the Georgia secretary of state’s office, The Carter Center will observe the risk-limiting audit of the results of Georgia’s Nov. 8 secretary of state race. Learn more »

Upcoming Virtual Event | From Ancestral Trauma to Program Sovereignty (Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 1 p.m. ET)

Join the Center and @EmoryUniversity on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m. ET for a conversation exploring what it means to work for and with people who have shared identities and memories of systemic oppression. From Ancestral Trauma to Program Sovereignty Learn more »

Carter Center Issues Assessment of 2022 Arizona Poll Worker Training

The Carter Center today issued a statement on its assessment of training for Election Day poll workers in Arizona, drawing on limited in-person observation and a desk review of poll worker training materials. Learn more »

Barbara Smith and Marti Flacks: How Supporting Democracy Benefits the U.S.-India Partnership (PDF)

How Supporting Democracy Benefits the U.S.-India Partnership Learn more »

Carter Center Launches Mission to Observe Tunisia’s Legislative Elections

The Carter Center has launched a mission to observe the process surrounding the Dec. 17 parliamentary elections in Tunisia. Learn more »

Carter Center Announces 2022-23 Rosalynn Carter Mental Health Journalism Fellows in Latin America

The Carter Center and the University of La Sabana in Bogotá, Colombia, have named the two recipients of the 2022-2023 Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism in Latin America. Learn more »

Carter Center Nonpartisan Election Observation Statement on Logic and Accuracy Testing in Arizona ahead of 2022 Midterm Election

The Carter Center today released a preliminary statement detailing its observation of the logic and accuracy testing of Arizona’s voting and counting equipment, which took place Oct. 5-11. Learn more »

Statement on the Passing of Charles Duncan

Rosalynn and I are saddened by Charles Duncan’s passing. He was my friend for over 50 years, and in addition to his incredible success in business, served with distinction in two of the most critical positions in the federal government. As my Deputy Secretary of Defense, he championed the modernization of our services and the equality of women’s rights. As Secretary of Energy, his leadership resulted in a dramatic reduction in imported oil and stabilization of our domestic consumption. His intelligence and ability have provided a lasting example of a steady hand and encouraged cooperation. We will keep Anne and the Duncan family in our prayers during this difficult time. Learn more »

Carter Center Accepts Invitation to Observe Fulton County Midterm Election

The Carter Center announced today that it will deploy nonpartisan election observers to Fulton County, Georgia, to observe the 2022 midterm election. Learn more »

Carter Center and Liberia Ministry of Health Announce New Mental Health Champions Initiative to Bolster Country’s Mental Health Care System and Decrease Stigma Surrounding Mental Illnesses

The Carter Center and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare in Liberia have announced a new initiative to train nine Liberian citizens from diverse backgrounds to serve two-year terms as “Liberia Mental Health Champions.” Learn more »

Carter Center Electoral Expert Mission Commends Successful Conclusion of Brazil’s Oct. 2 Election; Will Continue Assessing Brazil’s Voting Technology through Runoff

The Carter Center commends the Superior Electoral Court and Brazilian voters and electoral stakeholders for the successful general election held on Oct. 2. Learn more »

Notre Dame Magazine Features Carter Center Guinea Worm Work in South Sudan

The global health community is tantalizingly close to eradicating the dreadful Guinea worm disease, and three Notre Dame alums are there to help close the book. Learn more »

Emory and The Carter Center Celebrate 40 Years of Partnership | Emory Magazine

The collaboration between Emory University and The Carter Center, established in 1982, has fostered an extraordinary community of scholarship and practice that has had an impact across the world, advancing peace and improving health. President Jimmy Carter, in 1996, referred to it as a “marriage that has worked out quite well.” Learn more »

Carter Center Dedicates New Japanese Peace Bell Tower

The Japanese Peace Bell was created in 1820 and weighs over 500 pounds. It hung in a temple in Konu, Hiroshima, Japan, until World War II, when the Japanese government removed most of the nation’s temple bells, including this one, to melt down for use in weapons. The bell managed to escape that fate and now serves as a symbol of peace at The Carter Center. Learn more »

Upcoming Event | Greetings from Ethiopia, Sudan, and Zambia (Thursday, Sept. 29)

Upcoming Event | Greetings from Ethiopia, Sudan, and Zambia (Thursday, Sept. 29) Learn more »

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