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21 Feb 2018 description
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Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health Distributes Health Science Supplies, Equipment and Materials Provided with Support from The Carter Center and the Qatar Fund for Development

ATLANTA…In a ceremony today in Khartoum, Sudan, The Carter Center joined officials from the Sudan Federal Ministry of Health and other dignitaries to distribute critical supplies, textbooks, and equipment as part of a five-year partnership to improve the country’s maternal and child health education program efforts.

22 Aug 2017 description
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Contact: Deanna.Congileo@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA…In a signing ceremony today in Khartoum, Sudan, The Carter Center joined officials from the Qatar Fund for Development, the Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health, and other dignitaries, including the ambassador of the state of Qatar to the Republic of Sudan, to mark the beginning of the first phase of a five-year partnership to improve maternal and child health in Sudan.

22 Dec 2016 description
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For Immediate Release Contact: In Atlanta, Soyia Ellison, soyia.ellison@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA — The Carter Center, the impartial nongovernmental organization led by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, held meetings earlier this month with key members of the Sudanese government, civil society, and opposition.

05 Nov 2016 description
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GIDAN GIMBA, NIGERIA — The health programs of The Carter Center have surpassed a major milestone: The organization on Nov. 4 celebrated assisting with the distribution of 500 million doses of donated medication to combat five neglected tropical diseases in 14 countries in Africa and Latin America.

11 Feb 2016 description
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Feb. 11, 2016
Contact: 404-420-5108, deanna.congileo@cartercenter.org

ATLANTA…In a ceremony today in Khartoum, Sudan, The Carter Center joined officials from the Sudanese Federal Ministry of Health to mark an official handover of supplies and equipment to improve the country's maternal and child health.

28 Mar 2013 description
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March 28, 2013
Contact: Deborah Hakes +1 404-420-5124

ATLANTA…..The Carter Center has launched a series of nongovernmental dialogues between prominent leaders from Sudan and South Sudan to strengthen peace and create lasting understanding between the two countries.

21 May 2012 description
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For Immediate Release

May 17, 2012

CONTACT: Sudan Federal Ministry of Health, Director of Media Khalid Hamed Bakheit: khalidhb1972@hotmail.com, Cell phone: 011+249-123-262699
CARTER CENTER CONTACT: In Atlanta, Emily.Staub@emory.edu, +1-404-420-5126

14 Oct 2011 description
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CONTACTS: Khartoum, Niklas Kabel +249 909 631 620; Atlanta, Deborah Hakes +1404 420 5124

The Carter Center calls on all stakeholders to work for a sustainable solution to the conflicts in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile states. The popular consultations could facilitate a longterm settlement in both states if implemented in a credible way. However, this requires a security environment conducive to open dialogue and the inclusion of all stakeholders in the process.

30 Aug 2011 description
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CONTACTS: Khartoum, Niklas Kabel +249 909 631 620; Atlanta, Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

The Carter Center calls on stakeholders in Blue Nile to use dialogue and inclusive negotiations to solve the current standstill around the popular consultations and to recommit to the spirit of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) by reaching a peaceful settlement.

15 Jul 2011 description
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CONTACTS: Juba: Barbara Smith +249 901 143 443, Khartoum: Niklas Kabel +249 909 631620, Atlanta: Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

19 May 2011 description
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CONTACTS: Khartoum: Barbara Smith +249 901 143 443,
Atlanta: Deborah Hakes, +1 404 420 5124

The Carter Center Election Observation Mission in Sudan

Despite a climate of heightened insecurity and instances of procedural irregularities that removed an important safeguard of the process, South Kordofan's elections were generally peaceful and credible. The voting, counting, and results aggregation processes were conducted in a nonpartisan and transparent manner under intense scrutiny from leading political parties.

29 Apr 2011 description
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The Carter Center is concerned by recent deteriorations in South Kordofan's security environment and calls on all sides to promote a genuine and credible polling process for the state. Although the recently concluded candidate nomination period was largely conducted transparently, efficiently, and peacefully, there have been worrying developments during the campaign period. In particular, The Carter Center is concerned about the armed conflict that broke out in El Faid and reportedly resulted in dozens of casualties.

28 Mar 2011 description
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In a statement released today, The Carter Center welcomed the completion of the voter registration process in South Kordofan. The process was conducted in a generally peaceful environment and the majority of registration centers operated without major problems. However, the Center notes several shortcomings that hurt the inclusiveness and integrity of voter registration and resulted in low turnout.

21 Mar 2011 description
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March 21, 2011

CONTACTS: Khartoum: Tamara Otiashvili +249 902 062 147, Atlanta: Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

In a statement issued today, The Carter Center reports that the first phase of the popular consultation in Blue Nile produced notable accomplishments, but that state legislative assembly members, political parties, and consultation authorities should work collaboratively to ensure a more transparent and genuine dialogue on the key issues in remaining phases of the process in Blue Nile.

17 Mar 2011 description
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March 17, 2011

CONTACTS: Khartoum: Sanne van den Bergh +249 911 714 041,

Juba: Maggie Ray +249 955 314 925, Atlanta: Deborah Hakes, +1 404 420 5124

Distrust between the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) and opposition parties is a critical challenge that undermines the unity of Southern Sudan on the eve of its independence.

18 Jan 2011 description
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Background

The primary purpose of our trip was to lead the monitoring team for the referendum among South Sudanese to determine whether to remain part of a united Sudan or to form a new independent nation. In addition, we wished to learn as much as possible about ongoing efforts to establish permanent accord in the region, based on the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) of 2005, to enhance progress on our Center's health programs in Sudan, and to make plans for future projects. In addition to Rosalynn, I was accompanied by Dr.

09 Jan 2011 description

January 9, 2011

On today's commencement of polling in the self-determination referendum for Southern Sudan provided for by the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), the independent international referendum observation missions of the African Union, The Carter Center, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development and the League of Arab States:

- Congratulate the Parties to the CPA, the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission (SSRC) and the Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB) for their efforts to organize and facilitate the referendum process;

- Urge …

03 Jan 2011 description
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CONTACTS:

In Sudan beginning Jan. 4: Deborah Hakes +249 904 999 374 or dhakes@emory.edu

In Sudan: Sanne van den Bergh +249 911 714 041

Khartoum...Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, former Tanzania Prime Minister Joseph Warioba, and Dr.

15 Dec 2010 description
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Carter Center Preliminary Statement on Voter Registration Process for the Southern Sudan Referendum

CONTACTS:

In Sudan: Sanne van den Bergh +249 911 714 041

In Atlanta: Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

In a statement issued today, The Carter Center reported that although the voter registration for the Southern Sudan Referendum on self-determination faced several logistical, procedural, and security challenges, the process was generally credible and represents a strong step toward the successful conduct of the referendum.

24 Nov 2010 description
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CONTACTS:

In Khartoum: Sanne van den Bergh +249 911 714 041

In Juba: Maggie Ray +249 955 314 925

In Atlanta: Deborah Hakes +1 404 420 5124

Summary

The Carter Center welcomes the successful opening of voter registration for the Southern Sudan Referendum on self-determination and congratulates the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission (SSRC) and Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB) on their preparations for the first days of registration, particularly in Southern Sudan where the process is challenged by difficult logistics.