Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter gave remarks on Feb. 3 to members of the U.K. Parliament and special guests as part of the Lord Speaker's global lecture series. President Carter addressed the Center's continuing 30-year international campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease, followed by an audience Q&A. The event was webcast live from the historic Robing Room, House of Lords, in the Palace of Westminster.
Read the transcript | Jimmy Carter's remarks to the House of Lords (PDF)
Press Release | Carter Center Announces Only 22 People had Guinea Worm Disease in 2015 (En Français PDF)
Learn More | Wiping Out Guinea Worm
Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in partnership with Emory University, The Carter Center is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. The Center wages peace, fights disease, and builds hope worldwide.
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