Carter Center facts for kids
The center is located in a shared building next to the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum on 37 acres (150,000 m2) of parkland, just two miles (3 km) from downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The library and museum are owned and operated by the United States National Archives and Records Administration, while the Center is governed by a Board of Trustees.
he center has many projects including election monitoring, supporting locally led state-building and democratic institution-building in many countries and talking with heads of states on behalf of victims of human rights abuses.
It also leads disease eradication efforts, spearheading the campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, as well as controlling and treating onchocerciasis, trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, and malaria through awareness campaigns.
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