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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

The Delicate Art of Conflict Resolution

3/14/2019
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For more than 35 years, The Carter Center has worked in the public eye and behind the scenes to help bring an end to conflicts across the globe. Get an inside look at how the Center’s conflict resolution team goes about its work in places like Syria, Sudan, Mali, and more. What principles guide them? What challenges do they face? What does success even look like?

Duration:01:19:27

Harmonizing Religion and Human Rights

12/5/2018
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To mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a panel of religious leaders explore what the scriptures of some of the world’s major religions have to say about human rights. How can we align religious life with human rights? What role should spiritual leaders play in promoting human rights? And what can everyday people of faith do to defend human rights and encourage mutual respect between people of different religions?

Duration:01:18:09

Seeing a Vibrant Future

10/18/2018
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Trachoma is a leading cause of blindness, yet it is easily prevented. For 20 years, The Carter Center has helped lead the charge against trachoma, but we are not alone. Hear what the Center, the International Trachoma Initiative, and other partners are doing to control this disease and learn about Atlanta’s expanding role in the battle to improve global health.

Duration:01:20:52

A Conversation with the Carters (Sept. 11, 2018)

9/11/2018
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Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter discuss how the Center wages peace and fights disease to build hope for millions around the world and take questions.

Duration:01:03:55

Liberia Looks to the Future

4/12/2018
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Liberian democracy took an important step forward in late 2017 when citizens elected a new president to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who voluntarily stepped down when her term expired. Several Carter Center programs joined forces to help support a peaceful transition. Learn more about this historic election, the Carter Center’s programming in Liberia and what the future may hold for Africa’s oldest republic.

Duration:01:19:18

Project Zero

10/24/2017
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Introducing two 360° virtual-reality videos from HuffPost’s “Project Zero,” which documents neglected tropical diseases, including the Carter Center’s work on river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in Nigeria. A panel discusses the challenges of eliminating the diseases worldwide and their experiences creating stories with this cutting-edge technology.

Duration:01:07:00

The Rise of Islamophobia

9/26/2017
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Islamophobia and violent extremism are inextricably linked. As Islamophobia continues to grip much of the Western world, join us in discussing the effects of stigmatizing Muslims and learn more about what The Carter Center and others are doing to help stem the tide of anti-Muslim hatred and discrimination.

Duration:01:12:44

A Conversation with the Carters (Sept. 12, 2017)

9/12/2017
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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:01:01:43

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:01:01:35

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:01:03:16

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:01:20:01

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:01:04:15

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:01:15:06

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:01:03:46

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:01:01:07

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:01:26:04

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:01:19:53