Carter Center (1982, Atlanta GA; ~1,500 staff; cartercenter.org)
Founded by former US President Jimmy Carter and his wife, they aim to “Wage Peace, Fight Disease, Build Hope.” Works in tight partnership with Emory University, “on a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering, the Center seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.
- Help people to improve their own lives.
- It emphasizes action and measurable results in the lives of the people it seeks to help.
- Encourage “to break new ground, fill vacuums, and address the most difficult problems in the most difficult situations”
- The requirement of “careful analysis, relentless persistence, and the recognition that failure is an acceptable risk.”
- Based on non‐partisanship and collaboration with other organizations from the highest levels of government to local communities.
- China Program
- Conflict Resolution Program
- Democracy Program
- Human Rights Program
- Latin America and Caribbean Program
- Rule of Law Program
- News & Events
- Bi-annual Carter Center Newsletter
- Library of health publications
- Library of peace publications
Leadership: Mary Ann Peters (CEO)
Budget: ~$372m (2018)