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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.

19 Feb 2015 description
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With sadness, The Carter Center confirms the shooting death of a British security consultant at our Juba, South Sudan, office compound on Feb. 17, 2015. Carter Center founders, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, and his wife, Rosalynn, as well as the staff of The Carter Center, extend their deep condolences to the friends and family of the consultant, who worked closely as part of our team.

13 Jan 2015 description
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Contact: Emily Staub, The Carter Center, Emily.Staub@emory.edu, +1-404-420-5126

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.

09 Apr 2012 description
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The Carter Center's peace programs have retained a presence in South Sudan after observing the 2011 referendum on independence in the hopes of contributing to a lasting peace and the establishment of strong democratic foundations. The country faces many challenges as it struggles to establish itself as the world's newest nation.

21 Mar 2012 description
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Following a series of public hearings, South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) is in the final review stages of a national elections bill to establish the framework for political competition in future elections in South Sudan. Taking into account that passage of an elections bill is needed to move forward with by-elections for vacant legislative seats at the state and national level, The Carter Center encourages all stakeholders to continue to contribute to a thorough debate on the draft bill.

08 Feb 2012 description
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The Carter Center commends South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly for its decision to convene a public hearing on the draft Political Parties Bill and solicit input from political parties, civil society, and citizens. This is an important opportunity for South Sudanese to provide input and demonstrate citizens' interest in the political process. The Carter Center urges interested stakeholders to review the bill and participate in the public hearing, which will be held Feb. 9-10 in Juba.

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.

14 Jul 2011 description
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CONTACTS: Khartoum: Barbara Smith +249 901 143 443,
Juba: Owen McDougall +249 907 978 505, Atlanta: Deborah Hakes, +1 404 420 5124