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Evaluation of Peace Corps/Kosovo

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Inspection / Evaluation
Our report made 27 recommendations focused on improving programming, training, and Volunteer support at the post.
Agency Wide
No (location specific)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Disclaimer: Open/Closed recommendations are updated semiannually.

That the post, with the support of the Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia region, postpone the second input of community development Volunteers until it has addressed the weaknesses with the project’s design and related training for Volunteers, and staff are better equipped to manage and support it.

That the Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, in consultation with the post, identify alternative placement opportunities for Volunteers already invited to the community development project in Kosovo.

That the country director, with the support and guidance of the Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia region as well as the Office of Programming and Training Support, develop a plan with clear benchmarks that outlines how Peace Corps/Kosovo will improve the programming and training of the community development project, and support the current input of community development Volunteers.

That the country director review the post’s staffing model to ensure that it has qualified full-time staff with sufficient technical expertise to fulfill the programming and training requirements for both projects.

That the director of programming and training improve preparation and oversight of Volunteers who co-facilitate training so that trainees receive consistent and accurate information.