Jimmy Carter (2002)
James "Jimmy” Carter, 39th President of the United States, is well known for his conflict mediation efforts in the Middle East, Haiti and Panama. In 2002, Carter was honored for his continuing efforts in finding peaceful solutions to international conflicts, advancing democracy and respect for human rights, and promoting economic and social development.
War may sometimes be a necessary evil.
But no matter how necessary, it is
always an evil, never a good. We will
not learn how to live together in peace
by killing each other's children.
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Peace. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #39 James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr. series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2002.
Location. 44° 3.446′ N, 123° 4.916′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker is on Day Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road.
Also see . . .
1. Excerpt from Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's Nobel Peace Prize Lecture (YouTube, 3.5 min.). "On Dec.10, 2002, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2002 to Carter "for his decades of untiring effort to find peaceful solutions to international conflicts, to advance democracy and human rights, and to promote economic and social development." ... This is an excerpt of President Carter's lecture presented on December 10, 2002. " (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
2. Jimmy Carter (NobelPrize.org). (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.