Eliminating River Blindness in Nigeria

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A nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy and human rights; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care.

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  • Voting Rights

    Voting Rights

    A panel discussion organized by the Center highlights barriers that sometimes keep Native Americans from voting in U.S. elections.

  • Countdown to Zero

    Countdown to Zero

    "Countdown" exhibition at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library explores scientific and social innovations that are ridding the world of ancient diseases.

  • Building Hope

    Building Hope

    A flourishing mental health journalism program is helping reshape South Africa's media landscape by dispelling myths and fighting stigma.

  • From the CEO

    From the CEO

    Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters, CEO, reflects on how the Center's big successes often depend on the collective power of small, individual actions.