Our Mission
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The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is guided by a fundamental
commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent
and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

  • The Center emphasizes action and measurable results. Based on careful
    research and analysis, it is prepared to take timely action on important and
    pressing issues.
  • The Center seeks to break new ground and not duplicate the effective efforts of
  • The Center addresses difficult problems in difficult situations and recognizes the
    possibility of failure as an acceptable risk.
  • The Center is nonpartisan, actively seeks complementary partnerships and
    works collaboratively with other organizations from the highest levels of
    government to local communities.
  • The Center believes that people can improve their own lives when provided with
    the necessary skills, knowledge, and access to resources.


Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact Us:

The Carter Center
One Copenhill
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: (404) 420-5100 or
(800) 550-3560
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