March 20, 2013, 5:21 pm
By Tina Rezvani
Recently, the Carter Center Mental Health Program hosted the panel discussion “Beyond Stigma: Bringing the Conversation about Mental Illness Forward,” on the stigma of mental illness among young adults.
One topic that proved especially important was the role social media plays in young people’s lives and, consequently, their mental health.
October 3, 2011, 8:12 am
By The Carter Center
Watch live Carter Center webcast Oct. 13.
A group of former leaders and human rights experts serve as a watchdog to threats against democratic stability in the Americas and as a voice to strengthen, promote, and protect democracy and human rights. The group aims to bolster the effectiveness of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, approved on Sept. 11, 2001, by all …
March 8, 2010, 10:07 am
By John Stremlau
In his new book, “Wars, Guns, and Votes,” Oxford economist Paul Collier argues that the international community – presumably including The Carter Center – focuses too much on holding elections and ignores the underlying problems of insecurity and lack of checks and balances essential for democratic development. Collier will discuss his concerns during a Carter Center Conversation on Wednesday from …