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Video Message to DoGP Launch Attendees from President Carter
In this short video recorded by the Carter Center, Former US President Jimmy Carter addresses participants and attendees of the official public launch of the Declaration of Global Principles for Nonpartisan Election Observation and Monitoring by Citizen Organizations (DoGP). This video was shown at the United Nations Secretariat on 3 April, 2012 at the first session of the launch ceremony following speeches by former US Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, UN Undersecretary General Lynn Pascoe, OAS Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin and Ambassador Janez Lenarčič, Director of OSCE's Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
You can find a copy of the Declaration, more context for this speech and materials from the launch at www.gndem.org.
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