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Jan 27, 2015
WASHINGTON – InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. NGOs working on global poverty and humanitarian assistance efforts, has opened submissions for its 13th annual Effective Assistance Photography Contest.Across the globe, groundbreaking acts of innovation, self-reliance, partnerships and resolve happen every day. Such acts are the cornerstone of development, collectively building a more sustainable, just and inclusive world. For more than a decade, InterAction's photo contest has honored these acts. This year, the tradition continues.The Effective Assistance Photography Contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. Every year, hundreds of photographers — professional and amateur — submit their most powerful photos that illustrate inventive, effective and inspiring efforts in international relief and development.How You Can EnterThose interested in submitting photos to this year’s contest can find more information on contest rules, photo requirements and the application at
Jan 14, 2015
This tip sheet includes a series of questions to support information collection by InterAction members on (i) the implications of United Nations integration arrangements for humanitarian operations and (ii) the interpretation and implementation of UN missions’ protection of civilians mandates. The questions are designed to assist members, for example, when undertaking field visits where there are UN integrated missions and protection of civilians mandates. Members can utilize their observations to inform joint analyses and actions, for example, through InterAction working groups, other collaborative efforts of InterAction members, or the work of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) on UN integration matters.
Jan 14, 2015
This calendar covers key dates for UN and AU political and peacekeeping mandates.
Dec 23, 2014
Forum Exhibitor Brochure
Dec 23, 2014
Forum Sponsor Brochure
Dec 19, 2014
On December 19 a coalition of NGOs noted their strong support for the exclusion of harmful provisions for U.S. international food aid programs from the recently passed Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014. The amended legislation sustains recent efficiency gains in U.S. international food aid programs. Provisions included in the original legislation would have negatively impacted crucial U.S. international food aid programs and their beneficiaries. Thankfully, these provisions were not included in the bill that ultimately passed the House and Senate.
Dec 17, 2014
GlobalGiving Crowdfunds More than $3 Million for EbolaPrivate foundations join 3,800+ individual GlobalGiving donors from 68 countries to support locally driven Ebola relief efforts(Washington, D.C.) -- On December 17, 2014, GlobalGiving announced that it has raised more than $3 million for Ebola relief from donors in 68 countries through the GlobalGiving crowdfunding community.GlobalGiving is currently crowdfunding 29 community organizations that are preventing and fighting the spread of the epidemic in West Africa. By connecting donors to nonprofits that are deeply rooted in the affected areas, GlobalGiving helps donors make a lasting impact through organizations that were working in the communities long before this Ebola outbreak; the same organizations that will be there to drive long-term recovery.Read more...