60th Anniversary of the Peace Corps 

ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE Today, we mark the 60th anniversary of the United States Peace Corps and celebrate the volunteers and staff who have served in communities around the world, representing American values and ideals.  Established by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, the Peace Corps showcases America at its best and the ...
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CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Peace Corps G-18 Arrival Ceremony (April 17)

CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at Peace Corps G-18 Arrival Ceremony (April 17) Q-n about the event CDA Elizabeth Rood: The eighteenth group of 68 Peace Corps Trainees has arrived to Georgia this afternoon.  They will be going through an intensive, eleven-week training focused on language, culture, and technical skills.  After successfully completing the training, they will be sworn-in ...
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Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at the Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony (July 7)

Ambassador Kelly’s Remarks to Media at the Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony (July 7) Question about the event Ambassador Kelly:  It is a real honor for me to participate in this swearing-in ceremony for the newest group of Peace Corps Volunteers, 53 Americans who are coming here and participating in a very critical part of our assistance to our ...
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