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Delegation Observes Challenges to Electronic Voting Technologies in Philippines

By Avery Davis Roberts, assistant director, Carter Center Democracy Program, and Amber Davis, assistant project coordinator, Carter Center Democracy Program

The Carter Center deployed a limited observation mission to observe the use of voting technology to the Philippines’ May 10 election as part of its Democratic Election Standards project, which includes addressing the challenges of observing electronic voting technologies as …

Impact Felt from Recent African Regional Conference on the Right of Access to Information

Impact from the Carter Center’s African Regional Conference on the Right of Access to Information, held in Ghana in February, is still being felt around the African continent as stakeholders work to advance the right and foster communication about remaining challenges.

The African Regional Findings and Plan of Action, based on conference findings and which provides a blueprint to establish, …

Fighting River Blindness in Cameroon: Navigating Mud, Biting Flies, and Torrential Rains

Kelly Callahan, assistant director of program support for the Carter Center’s Health Programs, blogs from a river blindness-endemic village in western Cameroon, where she is assessing Carter Center and national program efforts to combat the devastating parasitic infection.

We started our journey to Massangam Health District in West Region of Cameroon early in the morning of April 27.  I was …