ERIC Number: ED209551
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Peace Corps. Tenth Annual Report.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Projects, operations, and future plans are covered in this annual report for the tenth year of the Peace Corps. An overview focuses on Peace Corps success in providing technical assistance to aid development plans for the seventies and in responding to local needs as well as on its failures. The next section considers the Peace Corps response to the New Directions policies, including providing volunteers who are specialists with demand skills; recruiting families; improving recruitment procedures such as use of intern programs; altering training to prepare volunteers more specifically for their assignments; and changing in-country administration to provide for greater partnership and cooperation. The Peace Corps involvement with the United Nations Corps of Volunteers and other international volunteer undertakings is also described. Other topics briefly commented on are activities of returned volunteers, budget, and outlook for the next year. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Annual Reports, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Education, Federal Programs, Innovation, International Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Improvement, Public Health, Socioeconomic Influences, Technical Assistance, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.