The US is preparing to send volunteers to Vietnam to teach English 2The US is preparing to send volunteers to Vietnam to teach English 2

(Dan Tri) – Director of the US Peace Corps program, Ms. Carrie Hessler-Radelet, is on a working visit to Vietnam to prepare for the presence of the Peace Corps in Vietnam.

In a talk about the history and global programs of the Peace Corps in front of a large number of Hanoi students at the US Embassy today (November 1), Ms. Radelet said that Vietnam will be a

At the beginning of her speech, Ms. Carrie Hessler-Radelet recalled President Obama’s visit to Vietnam in May.

The talk of the Director of the Peace Corps (PC) attracted many Hanoi students to attend

Talking about the history of PC, Ms. Hessler-Radelet said, PC was established by a decree of the late US President John F. Kennedy in 1961. During the presidential campaign a year earlier, Mr.

PC volunteers help people around the world solve their most pressing problems – from education to healthcare to economic growth.

To date, the Peace Corps has sent about 220,000 American volunteers to 141 countries (not including Vietnam) to promote peace and friendship in the world through the following goals: meeting the needs of the people of all countries.

The US is preparing to send volunteers to Vietnam to teach English

Students attend a talk by Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Ms. Hessler-Radelet said that Vietnam will be the 7th country in the ASEAN region and the 142nd destination in the world with the presence of PC volunteers.

Ms. Hessler-Radelet cited data reported by PC in 2015, saying that Africa is home to 45% of this organization’s total number of volunteers, followed by Latin America with 22%;

Previously, on May 24, 2016, the Framework Agreement on Vietnam allowing a number of American volunteers to teach English in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City within the framework of the Peace Corps was signed between

Responding to the press about the Peace Corps in Vietnam in May, Deputy Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said that during Prime Minister Phan Van Khai’s official visit to the US in 2005, the US side asked the Government

According to Deputy Minister Ha Kim Ngoc, the Framework Agreement clearly stipulates that volunteers must comply with Vietnamese law, not engage in any activities that harm Vietnamese security, and be under the management of relevant Vietnamese agencies.

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