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Carter Center podcasts highlight issues of national and global importance as they relate to the Center's work and feature former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, with Carter Center and other global peace and health experts. The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. Founded in 1982 by President and Mrs. Carter, the Atlanta-based Center has helped to improve the quality of life for people in more than 70 countries. Learn more at www.cartercenter.org

Carter Center podcasts highlight issues of national and global importance as they relate to the Center's work and feature former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, with Carter Center and other global peace and health experts. The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. Founded in 1982 by President and Mrs. Carter, the Atlanta-based Center has helped to improve the quality of life for people in more than 70 countries. Learn more at www.cartercenter.org
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Carter Center podcasts highlight issues of national and global importance as they relate to the Center's work and feature former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, with Carter Center and other global peace and health experts. The Carter Center, in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. Founded in 1982 by President and Mrs. Carter, the Atlanta-based Center has helped to improve the quality of life for people in more than 70 countries. Learn more at www.cartercenter.org

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Episodes

Waging Peace in Turbulent Times

4/6/2017
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From Latin America to Africa to the Middle East, The Carter Center is making behind-the-scenes and forward-facing contributions to peace. Hear from two of our directors – Hrair Balian of the Conflict Resolution Program and Jennie Lincoln of the Latin America and Caribbean Program – about the situation on the ground in Syria and Colombia and what The Carter Center is doing in these countries to bring an end to violent conflict.

Duration:01:01:35

Countdown to Zero: Defeating Disease

1/11/2017
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In the poorest parts of the world, people still suffer from diseases that have long since disappeared from more prosperous areas. The Carter Center has worked for decades to combat these neglected diseases and is now very close to eradicating one: Guinea worm disease. As The Jimmy Carter Library and Museum unveils “Countdown to Zero,” an exhibit dedicated to disease control and eradication, come learn about innovative approaches to battling ancient scourges.

Duration:01:15:47

Observing U.S. Elections

10/13/2016
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The Carter Center does not monitor U.S. elections, but it recently conducted a state-by-state research project to determine just how possible it is to observe U.S. elections. Can nonpartisan U.S. or international groups observe elections? What groups will be watching the polls in November? Find out how regulations in various states stack up against international standards and hear what Carter Center experts and others have learned.

Duration:01:09:24

A Conversation with the Carters (Sept. 13, 2016)

9/13/2016
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss recent Carter Center peace and health initiatives around the world, and take your questions about issues big and small.

Duration:01:00:37

Words Matter: Talking About Mental Health

4/21/2016
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One simple way we can help people dealing with mental illness is by choosing our words with care. How we speak and write about mental illness can help either reinforce or break down stereotypes. The Carter Center has long worked to reduce stigma by providing fellowships to journalists covering mental health. Learn more about their work and discover ways to talk about mental health sensitively.

Duration:01:03:08

The Power of Information

3/15/2016
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Without information, it is almost impossible to ensure your rights are protected, improve your economic situation, or make your voice heard. The Carter Center is helping empower a group who often has a hard time getting information: women. Learn about the obstacles women in Liberia, Guatemala, and Bangladesh face and what the Center is doing to help.

Duration:01:19:49

Stories from 100 Elections

12/2/2015
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In 2015, The Carter Center conducted its 100th election observation mission. Over the years, our staff have watched jubilant voters cast their first ballots; met with dictators who were sure they would be re-elected, but lost; and watched election officials stay up all night counting ballots. Hear humorous and moving tales from the front lines of emerging democracies.

Duration:01:04:10

Syria: In Search of Solutions

10/13/2015
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Syria's civil war has been raging for four-plus years, killing over 200,000. Hear what The Carter Center is doing to help Syria, from holding consultations with key players to discussing a possible political transition to operating an innovative social media project that provides up-to-date analysis of the war.

Duration:01:14:56

A Conversation with the Carters (Sept. 15, 2015)

9/15/2015
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss current events and the Carter Center's peace and health initiatives around the world.

Duration:01:03:40

Simple Measures, Big Results

4/9/2015
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Kelly Callahan, director of the Center's Trachoma Control Program, is joined by Jim Ervin, past international president of the Lions Clubs International Association, a key supporter of the Center's efforts to prevent disease, for a conversation about the Carter Center's work to eliminate blinding trachoma from countries across Africa. Footage from a new documentary showing how the Center works with local communities and partners to fight the disease is included.

Duration:01:00:58

Peace in Liberia, 10 Years Later

3/10/2015
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This event explores Liberia's progress and setbacks toward a sustainable peace after its 14-year civil war, including the impact of the Ebola crisis on recovery. The Carter Center has worked in Liberia for more than two decades, observing elections and partnering with government and civil society to strengthen democratic institutions, access to information, administration of justice, and mental health services. WABE reporter Jim Burress moderates the even.

Duration:01:25:52

Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women and Girls

2/10/2015
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Combating Violence Against Women and Girls and Advancing Peace: Three of the participants in the Carter Center's Human Rights Defenders Forum join former U.S. President Jimmy Carter for a discussion about protecting the rights of women and girls, with a special emphasis on women and peacemaking and on the role religious leaders can play in this effort.

Duration:01:19:42

China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

10/16/2014
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Presented in partnership with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, this discussion features a keynote address by President Jimmy Carter, followed by a Q&A moderated by Steve Orlins, committee president.

Duration:01:03:34

A Conversation with the Carters

9/16/2014
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss recent Carter Center peace and health initiatives around the world.

Duration:01:22:53

Search for Identity: Reflections on Human Rights Abuses During Argentina's "Dirty War"

7/16/2014
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Thousands of individuals were arrested, tortured, and killed during Argentina's "Dirty War," which then U.S. President Jimmy Carter protested by withdrawing U.S. economic and military support. Starting with the 45-minute documentary "Las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo and the Search for Identity," which describes efforts to track down grandchildren missing as a result of the atrocities, a discussion led by President Carter follows.

Duration:01:35:28

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Bringing Up the Bottom Billion

4/10/2014
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Neglected tropical diseases afflict some of the world's most isolated communities. Yet they are not as obscure as many people think – the blinding bacterial disease trachoma existed in the United States and Europe until the early-20th century, and river blindness was brought to the Americas from Africa through the slave trade. Carter Center experts discuss how fighting these horrific, yet preventable diseases impact poverty and improve global health.

Duration:01:33:27

Using New Technology for Peace

12/10/2013
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Information and communications technology is quickly changing the ways in which nongovernmental organizations such as The Carter Center do their work. What are the inherent risks, challenges, and opportunities of using these tools? How is the Center harnessing technology to promote peace? Watch a panel discussion by Carter Center technology experts.

Duration:01:26:11

Peace in the Sudans

10/15/2013
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In 2011, South Sudan celebrated its independence from Sudan after decades of war, but conflict in the region continues. A panel discusses the Carter Center's efforts to strengthen peace between the two countries through a series of dialogues between leaders. Moderated by Itonde Kakoma, manager of the Center's Sudan-South Sudan Dialogue Group, panelists include two members of the dialogue group, Ambassador Nureldin Satti and Professor Jok Madut Jok.

Duration:01:34:47

A Conversation with the Carters

9/10/2013
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss recent Carter Center peace and health initiatives around the world.

Duration:01:25:19

Venezuela's Political Future

4/18/2013
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Venezuela experts Margarita López Maya and Carter Center Americas Program Director Dr. Jennifer McCoy discuss the future of Venezuela in the wake of President Hugo Chavez' death and snap presidential elections on April 14. For more than a decade, The Carter Center has conducted election observation, media training, and conflict resolution efforts in Venezuela as it has undergone profound transformations.

Duration:01:29:47