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The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library
The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

The Carter Center is a human rights organization, founded in 1982 and chaired by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. It is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is an offshoot of the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The Carter Center works in partnership with Emory University, employing many students as interns. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 458 KB) Jimmy Carter Presidential Library File links The following pages link to this file: Carter Center Presidential library Jimmy Carter Library and Museum ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1600x1200, 458 KB) Jimmy Carter Presidential Library File links The following pages link to this file: Carter Center Presidential library Jimmy Carter Library and Museum ... Human rights are rights which some hold to be inalienable and belonging to all humans. ... The President of the United States (often abbreviated POTUS) is the head of state of the United States. ... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ... Atlanta is the capital and largest city of Georgia, a state of the United States of America. ... The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum in Atlanta, Georgia houses U.S. President Jimmy Carters papers and other material relating to the Carter administration and the Carter familys life. ... Emory University is a private university in Atlanta, Georgia. ...


According to the Carter Center's website, the organization has five guiding principles:

  1. The Center emphasizes action and results. Based on careful research and analysis, it is prepared to take timely action on important and pressing issues.
  2. The Center does not duplicate the effective efforts of others.
  3. The Center addresses difficult problems and recognizes the possibilities of failure as an acceptable risk.
  4. The Center is nonpartisan and acts as a neutral in dispute resolution activities.
  5. The Center believes that people can improve their lives when provided with the necessary skills, knowledge, and access to resources.

The Carter Center frequently participates in supervision of foreign elections, helps provide international and domestic crisis mediations, and offers financial and infrastructure-building assistance to developing nations. The Elections and Parties Series Democracy Representative democracy History of democracy Referenda Liberal democracy Representation Voting Voting systems Ideology Elections Elections by country Elections by calendar Electoral systems Politics Politics by country Political campaigns Political science Political philosophy Related topics Political parties Parties by country Parties by name Parties by... Mediation consists of a process of alternative dispute resolution in which a (generally) neutral third party, the mediator, assists two or more parties to help them negotiate an agreement, with concrete effects, on a matter of common interest. ...


Carter Center election supervision

Former President Carter's work in the Carter Center won him the 2002 Nobel Peace Prize "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development". August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 2004(MMIV) is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Venezuelan recall referendum of 15 August 2004 was a referendum to determine whether Hugo Chávez, the president of Venezuela, should be recalled from office. ... May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... 2005 (Roman: MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ethiopia held general elections on May 15, 2005, for seats in both its national and in four local parliaments. ... The Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway. ...


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Carter Center - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (578 words)
The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum, which is adjacent to the Center, is owned and operated by the National Archives and Records Administration of the federal government.
The Center is nonpartisan and acts as a neutral in dispute resolution activities.
The Carter Center observes international elections, works for reduction of the stigma of mental illness, strengthens national, regional, and international systems dedicated to democracy and human rights, and spearheads programs to eradicate several diseases common in Latin America and/or Africa, such as Guinea worm.
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