Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Volunteers in Eastern Europe and Central Asia work to strengthen the capacity of local communities to address changing and complex needs in education, health, business, agriculture, and the environment. Volunteers share important technical expertise, promote civic responsibility, and make significant contributions to creating a better understanding of Americans in nations long isolated from democracy.
For a detailed history of Peace Corps in Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia Region see here
Eastern Europe and Central Asia currently represents 20% of the volunteers.
Volunteers serving in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
51% are Education Volunteers
21% are Business and Information & Communication Technology Volunteers
15% are Youth and Community Development Volunteers
6% are Environment Volunteers
5% are Agriculture Volunteers
3% are Health Volunteers
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- Eastern Europe and Central Asia Official US Peace Corps website on Eastern Europe and Central Asia.