Recent Articles

Dec 17, 2014
Bipartisan Momentum for 114th Congress Builds With House Passage On Wednesday, December 10, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Global Food Security Act of 2014 (H.R. 5656). The Senate was unable to take action on the pending...
Dec 15, 2014
Dec. 15, 2014 - On Monday, December 15, the U.S. Senate passed the Senator Paul Simon Water for the World Act—an important bipartisan measure that will help improve access to clean water and sanitation to millions around the globe. The bill passed...
Nov 20, 2014
Nov. 20, 2014 – On Nov. 19, InterAction held a briefing on Capitol Hill to discuss the importance of continued U.S. leadership on global food and nutrition security through the U.S. government’s initiative Feed the Future. The discussion opened with...
Nov 14, 2014
Nov. 17, 2014 – What is protective impact and how do you know?  Welcome to the Results-Based Protection Forum where together we will figure this out. The humanitarian community has come under increased pressure to achieve more meaningful results and...
Oct 16, 2014
Shelter accounts for the highest monetary loss in climate related disasters, and is often the single largest asset owned by individuals and families. How do low-income families avoid these losses and invest in resilient housing? On International...
Oct 8, 2014
On Oct. 7, InterAction adopted an open information policy. Announced this week as Publish What You Fund (PWYF) launches its 2014 Aid Transparency Index and in line with the new policy, InterAction intends to publish information on its work according...
Oct 7, 2014
Leading transparency practitioners are discussing the challenges of transparency and opening the conversation to the public. InterAction's NGO Aid Map hosted a Google Hangout dedicated to the necessity of transparency on Monday, following a six...
Sep 23, 2014
NEW YORK (September 23, 2014) — President Barack Obama announced a new presidential initiative today to promote the growth of civil society around the world at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual gathering in New York. Stressing the importance of...
Sep 23, 2014
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest and longest Ebola outbreak in history. It has killed more people than all other Ebola outbreaks combined. InterAction's Vice President of Humanitarian Policy & Practice Joel Charny recently spoke...
Sep 18, 2014
At a panel discussion hosted by the Heritage Foundation on Sept. 18, InterAction's Director of Protection, Jenny McAvoy, spoke about the importance of neutrality for humanitarian assistance. To watch the full discussion, click here. We caught up...
Aug 19, 2014
In Maban, South Sudan, a place few have heard of or could locate on a map, six South Sudanese aid workers were killed on Aug. 5, 2014. These killings were condemned by many including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and calls for accountability...
Aug 7, 2014
President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. NGO community is investing an anticipated $4 billion over the next three years during the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit closing news conference. This investment of private funds is part of efforts to help...
Aug 4, 2014
Between Aug. 4-7, close to 50 leaders from across the African continent will be in Washington, D.C. for the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The three-day summit, organzied around the theme of "Investing in the Next Generation,” will focus on...
Jul 7, 2014
Three nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) became new InterAction members this quarter, citing interests in deepening connections with global NGO leaders through partnership and enhancing learning opportunities for their staff. InterAction welcomes...
Jul 1, 2014
InterAction and FedEx are pleased to announce the Second Annual FedEx Award for Innovations in Disaster Preparedness to recognize an innovative intervention that reduces communities’ vulnerability to hazards or natural disasters and increases their...
Jun 25, 2014
This year, NGO alliance InterAction presented the Effective Assistance Photography Award to Kaushik Majumder at the InterAction Forum 2014, June 10-13. The Effective Assistance Photography Award honors a photographer whose provocative photos focus...
Jun 24, 2014
On the occasion of the 5th Birthday and Beyond celebration, InterAction’s member NGOs reaffirmed their commitment to working to end preventable child and maternal deaths. In 2015, InterAction members will spend over $450 million in private resources...
May 29, 2014
InterAction, the largest coalition of U.S.-based non-governmental organizations working on international development and humanitarian assistance, and the Foundation Center, the leading authority on philanthropy, have announced a strategic...
Apr 14, 2014
Four nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) became new InterAction members this quarter, citing interests in deepening connections with global NGO leaders through partnership and enhancing learning opportunities for their staff. InterAction welcomes...
Apr 4, 2014
April 4, 2014 – The U.S. Senate this week adopted a resolution calling for immediate and unfettered humanitarian access in Syria - a move welcomed by the NGO alliance InterAction.  “Syria is the biggest humanitarian crisis of our day, and millions...