Summer 2012

IDN News

The Carter Center observes elections in Tunisia

In January 2011, Tunisians in Sidi Bouzid (a city 190 miles south of the capital Tunis) initiated anti-government protests, which would later become known as the “Jasmine Revolution” in the West. Their actions ignited pro-democracy protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East. Fifteen months after the initial protests...  >>


The Carter Center holds its 3 annual Malaria Program review

The countries of Ethiopia and Nigeria are among the most challenging places to implement malaria control and elimination programs primarily due to their large populations and the related magnitude of their disease burdens. These two countries... >>

President Jimmy Carter

MDP students combine academics with hands-on experience at The Carter Center

For Linling Zhong and Anna Ellis, hands-on professional development experience and academic training go hand in hand. Both women are completing their first year in Emory’s Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) program, a new program... >>

Pamela Scully

Focusing on gender analysis to address violence, justice, security and human rights

“Sustainable justice for all has to incorporate attention to the gendered dimensions of violence, of justice, of security, of human rights.” These words introduce the spring 2012 gender violence and gender justice course taught by Pamela Scully, chair... >>


Cattle, land and cell phones: the economics of mobility and technology

Ethiopia has a long history of population movements, but the causes of mobility and the factors that shape how and when it takes place are rapidly changing. Peter Little, professor of anthropology and director of the Emory Program in Development...  >>

President Jimmy Carter

Face to face with  President Carter: IDN-CIPA Scholars Research Reception

On Thursday, March 22, nervous excitement filled the air as seven ECAS students waited to talk with former U.S. President Jimmy Carter. Proud relatives, faculty advisors and friends looked on, just as eager to hear the conversation between... >>