Seventy years ago, world leaders from 145 countries made a pact to protect people fleeing violence and persecution. The 1951 Refugee Convention came soon after World War 2 when millions were displaced and the need for international cooperation was made evident.
According to UNHCR, at the end of 2020:
Which countries share a border with Afghanistan?
And which of them, including Afghanistan, have had Peace Corps Volunteers serve?
* the Pakistan border includes area of Kashmir administered by Pakistan but claimed by India.
Countries where Peace Corps Volunteers have served:
Question: Which current or former Peace Corps countries have hosted the Olympics?
Country Olympics Peace Corps
China 2008/2022 Since 1993
Korea 1988/2018 1966-1981
Brazil 2016 1962-1981
Russia 2014/1980 1992-2003
Yugoslavia 1984 Former Yugoslavia Countries:
Bosnia and Herzegovina- 2000-2002;
Kosovo – since 2014;
North Macedonia -since 1996
Soviet Union 1980 Former Soviet Union Countries:
Armenia - since 1992;
Azerbaijan - 2003–2016
Kazakhstan - 1993–2011;
Kyrgyzstan -since 1993;
Moldova -since 1993;
Mexico 1968 Since 2004