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Carter Center Publishes Report Using Cold War Analogy for Analyzing How Nuclear War Between the U.S. and China Can Be Averted

The Carter Center today published “Modernizing Sino-U.S. Confidence-Building Measures: Cold War Case Studies and Chinese Perspectives,” the latest installment in the Finding Firmer Ground report series examining how rising Sino-American tensions have prompted widespread discussion of a “New Cold War.” Learn more »

Update: 14 Human Cases of Guinea Worm Reported in 2023

Eradication of Guinea worm disease remains in sight with only 14 provisional human cases reported worldwide in 2023, The Carter Center announced Thursday. Learn more »

Carter Center Releases 2024 Journalism Resource Guide for Mental Health Reporting

The Carter Center today released a new Journalism Resource Guide for Mental Health Reporting. The guide – developed in part with funding from the National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM), and in partnership with the World Psychiatric Association and the International Center for Journalists – is available in English and Spanish and provides up-to-date statistics, resources, and guidance on how to report on mental health issues accurately and sensitively. Learn more »

Carter Center Calls for End of Hostilities in Sudan

The Carter Center urgently calls for a ceasefire in Sudan and implores all factions involved — military and civilian, local and international — to immediately embark on a path toward peace through dialogue and negotiation. Learn more »

Carter Center and Civic Leader Partners Commend New Ethics Guidelines for Election Officials

The Carter Center joins Election Reformers Network and Protect Democracy in commending the recently published ethics guidelines for election officials by the American Law Institute and the National Association of Election Officials (The Election Center). Learn more »

Carter Center and Georgia Institute of Technology Commemorate New Joint Fellowship

The Center’s Democracy Program and Georgia Tech’s Institute for People and Technology are supporting one fellowship during the spring 2024 academic semester for a doctoral candidate researching the intersection of technology and democratic governance. Learn more »

Carter Center Appoints Clark Dean as Board of Councilors Chair and Jim Reed as Board of Councilors Vice-Chair

Clark Dean, Executive Managing Director – Transaction Sciences, Transwestern, has been appointed chair of the Carter Center's Board of Councilors for 2024. Jim Reed, President, YKK Corporation of America, has been appointed vice-chair. The board comprises 210 members, who serve as a leadership advisory group that promotes understanding among opinion leaders and the broader community of The Carter Center and its activities. Learn more »

Carter Center Issues Final Report on 2023 Zimbabwean Elections

The Carter Center today released the final report from its international election observation mission to Zimbabwe’s Aug. 23 harmonized elections. Learn more »

Carter Center Calls on Israel to Halt its Plan to Force 1.3 Million Palestinians Out of Rafah

The Carter Center condemns the Israeli government’s directive to forcibly transfer Palestinian civilians in Rafah to pave the way for a military offensive and reiterates our call for an immediate ceasefire. This plan is alarming given that an estimated 1.3 million Gazans now reside in overcrowded conditions in Rafah, previously designated as a safe zone. The Israeli government’s directive further undermines prospects for long-term peace and its citizens’ security and prosperity. Learn more »

Carter Center Campaign Results Show Progress in Educating Georgians About Mental Health Care Rights

At a press conference held during its inaugural Mental Health Parity Day today at Georgia’s State Capitol, The Carter Center released results of its first Georgia mental health parity awareness campaign. Learn more »

Carter Center and Rice’s Baker Institute Say U.S. Election System Must be a National Priority

As U.S. democratic principles are being tested, The Carter Center and Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy have proposed guiding principles to ensure that elections are conducted in ways that give Americans greater confidence in their outcomes. Learn more »

2024-25 Applications Open for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

The Carter Center is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism. Learn more »

Carter Center Hosts State’s First Mental Health Parity Day at Georgia State Capitol on Feb. 8, 2024

The Carter Center will host its inaugural Mental Health Parity Day by the Georgia State Capitol. Learn more »

U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership to Promote Women’s Right to Information

The United States Agency for International Development, The Carter Center, and the Information Commission in Dhaka today announced the launch of a new phase of the USAID-funded Advancing Women’s Right of Access to Information in Bangladesh (AWRTI) project. The Carter Center will implement this project in 10 districts through 2028 to unlock the country’s human potential, especially the potential of marginalized women, to fully utilize the Right to Information Act of 2009. Learn more »

Carter Center Statement on More Disinformation Linked to its Election Observation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Carter Center is aware of more disinformation falsely attributed to its international election observation mission for the December elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Learn more »

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