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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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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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    Simple Measures, Big Results

    Simple Measures, Big Results

    Watch a conversation about the Carter Center's groundbreaking work to eliminate blinding trachoma from countries across Africa. 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 more than two decades.

    This conversation includes exclusive footage from a new documentary showing how the Center works with local communities and partners in the field to fight the disease.

    • 1 hr 1 min
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    Peace in Liberia, 10 Years Later

    Peace in Liberia, 10 Years Later

    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 event.

    The panelists include Dr. Pamela Scully, an Emory professor whose research and writing focuses on comparative gender history with an emphasis on biography and on sexual violence in war and post-conflict, especially in Liberia; Elwood Dunn, a scholar, diplomat, and educator who has served in several high-level capacities in the Liberian government, including as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and director of the Foreign Service Institute; and Tom Crick, associate director of the Carter Center's Conflict Resolution Program, whose most recent work has focused on peace-building and conflict prevention in Liberia, where he manages the Center's innovative Access to Justice project.

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women and Girls

    Combating Violence and Discrimination Against Women and Girls

    Combating Violence Against Women and Girls and Advancing Peace: Three of the participants in the Human Rights Defenders Forum join President 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.

    In addition to former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, the panelists are Ayisha Osori, lawyer and the CEO of the Nigerian Women's Trust Fund, a nonprofit focused on increasing the quality and quantity of women in government; Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, co-founder of the International Civil Society Action Network, and one of the civil society drafters of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security; and Alaa Murabit, Canadian-Libyan doctor who founded The Voice of Libyan Women project, which pushes for inclusive peace processes and conflict mediation.

    The event is moderated by Karin Ryan, senior project adviser to The Carter Center's Human Rights Program.

    • 1 hr 19 min
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    Building a Lasting Peace: Where Are the Women?

    Building a Lasting Peace: Where Are the Women?

    The Elders along with women peace builders explore what can be done to prevent conflicts, combat cultural norms, and ensure women are part of peace-making efforts. This event promotes the
    recommendation on women's role in peace building set out in President Carter's acclaimed recent book "A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power." Carter Center CEO Ambassador (Ret.) Mary Ann Peters
    moderates the discussion and Q and A. Founded in 2007, The Elders are a group of independent leaders, convened by Nelson Mandela, who work together for peace and human rights. There are 12 Elders including
    President Carter, Kofi Annan (Chair of The Elders), and Mary Robinson.

    • 1 hr 32 min
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    China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

    China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

    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 and A moderated by Steve Orlins, committee president.

    • 1 hr 3 min
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    A Conversation with the Carters

    A Conversation with the Carters

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

    • 1 hr 23 min

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