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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter to Visit Nepal and Myanmar

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Contact: In Atlanta, Deborah Hakes +1 404-420-5124; In Kathmandu, David Hamilton +977 01-444-5055

ATLANTA…..Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter will visit Nepal and Myanmar from March 29-April 6.

In Nepal, he will meet with senior government officials, political party leaders, and civil society representatives in support of the Carter Center's long-term peace monitoring and reporting work, and to encourage progress toward holding delayed national elections.

A press conference is currently planned in Kathmandu on April 1, with more information to follow..

Following the visit to Nepal, President Carter will lead a Carter Center delegation to Myanmar, where the Center is exploring ways to support the country's ongoing democratic transition. The delegation will meet with government and political leaders and civil society representatives.


"Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope."
A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped to improve life for people in more than 70 countries by resolving conflicts; advancing democracy, human rights, and economic opportunity; preventing diseases; improving mental health care; and teaching farmers in developing nations to increase crop production. The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.

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