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Peace Corps in Ukraine

Welcome to the official web site of U.S. Peace Corps in Ukraine

Peace Corps was established in Ukraine in 1992 when Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk and American President George Bush signed a bilateral agreement to establish a Peace Corps program in Ukraine.


Since that time the United States Peace Corps has cooperated with numerous progressive organizations. American Volunteers work and live side by side with Ukrainian colleagues for two years sharing experiences and developing relationships that often last a lifetime.

US-Ukraine PC Bilateral Agreement



  • Capital City – Kyiv
  • Largest Cities – Kyiv, Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Odessa, Lviv, Kharkiv
  • Official Language – Ukrainian
  • Area (KM2) – 603,628 km2
  • Population – 46 million
  • GDP – US$ $337.268 billion
  • Currency – Hryvnia (UAH)