The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide. A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization,
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, visited children suffering from schistosomiasis during their Feb. 15, 2007, trip to Nasarawa North, Nigeria.
February 8, 2007. Tingoli Village, Northern Province, Ghana. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn are honored by the Dagumba people of Tingoli with a gift of traditional attire, which they wear with joy.
February 8, 2007. Savelugu Hospital, Northern Province, Ghana. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn empathize with the agony of a toddler who is being treated for a guinea worm emerging from her foot.
12 August 1999. Atlanta, GA, United States. President and Mrs. Carter receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Clinton at a ceremony at The Carter Center in Atlanta.
07 June 1999. Indonesia. President & Mrs. Carter shaking hands w/ children at Indonesian elections June 5-9, 1999.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, pose at the Atlanta Symphony Hall in the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, Georgia, at an event celebrating President Carter's Nobel Peace Prize, awared in December 2002.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, senior officials from The Carter Center, and Ethiopia Minister of Health made a visit to the village of Mosebo to commend the efforts of the Amhara Region to prevent trachoma, a painful bacterial disease that causes blindness.
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, observe the 2006 Palestinian parliamentary elections as part of an 80-member delegation, organized by The Carter Center and the National Democratic Institute
In May 2002, President Carter, joined by his wife, Rosalynn, became the first former or sitting U.S. president to travel to Cuba since the 1959 Cuban revolution.
12 May 2002. Havanna, Cuba. President and Mrs. Carter enjoyed a warm welcome from Cuban citizens during a walking tour of historic Old Havana.