U.S. and Philippines Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Peace Corps Philippines

Manila, October 6, 2021 – Today, the U.S. Peace Corps, U.S. Embassy in the Philippines, Philippine government, and other partners held a virtual event celebrating the over 9,300 American Peace Corps volunteers who have served alongside Filipino host communities across the country since October 1961.  Hundreds of former volunteers, host organizations, Peace Corps staff, and youth ...
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U.S. Peace Corps and Philippine LGUs Stage Virtual Marine Forum to Celebrate World Maritime and International Clean-up Month

Manila, September 30, 2021 – From September 21 to 29, the U.S. Peace Corps held a virtual forum on marine protected area management for 25 local government unit (LGU) partners in Luzon and Visayas.  The webinar was timed to coincide with World Maritime Month and International Clean-Up Month, highlighting the importance of protecting our maritime environment and cleaning up coastal trash so that the Philippines remains one of the world’s most biodiverse countries.   “This ...
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