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Barbara Smith named The Carter Center’s new Vice President of Peace Programs

September 25, 2020  

Barbara Smith, principal and founder of the international development consulting firm Mountain Time Development and a senior associate at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, has been named vice president of the Carter Center’s peace programs, effective Sept. 21.

In her new role, Smith will oversee the Center’s democracy, human rights, conflict resolution, and rule of law programs, which operate projects in countries across the globe. Peace program staff have observed 111 elections in 39 countries and helped develop international election standards. They also are working to resolve conflict and build sustainable peace in Syria, Mali, Sudan, and Israel-Palestine, among other places; leading innovative projects to improve the rule of law and access to information in Liberia, Guatemala, and Bangladesh; and supporting human rights defenders around the world, with a special focus on West Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Read more on the announcement from The Carter Center.

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