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Carter Center Leaders to Visit Liberia

Contact: Rennie Sloan,

ATLANTA...Carter Center CEO Ambassador (ret.) Mary Ann Peters is in Liberia from Aug. 15-21 to review Center health and peace programs and discuss program goals and progress with partners in government, civil society, and the international community. “The Carter Center has been working to support peace, health, and democratic development with the people of Liberia for over two decades,” Peters said.  “Being here with our program leaders and partners allows me to see our progress to support access to justice, access to information, mental health and the holding of peaceful elections. The Carter Center is committed to help secure a better future for all Liberians.” Ambassador Peters is joined on this visit by leading program staff, including Carter Center Health Programs Vice President Dr. Dean Sienko.


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A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in over 80 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; and improving mental health care. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.