As the largest alliance of international NGOs and partners in the United States, InterAction’s 190 members work in every country. Our mission is to be a leader in the global quest to eliminate extreme poverty and vulnerability, strengthen human rights and citizen participation, safeguard a sustainable planet, promote peace, and ensure dignity for all people. Learn more about InterAction. Please subscribe to our RSS Feed to receive updates on upcoming InterAction events, statements, advisories and more.

Latest News Releases

Oct 06, 2015
Media Contact: Burt Edwards, InterAction: 202.552.6554 (office) or 703.861.8237(cell) or WASHINGTON – On October 3, 2015, a U.S. airstrike killed 22 people at a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Speaking in response,...
Sep 24, 2015
NEW YORK – From September 25-27, more than 150 world leaders will gather at a special United Nations summit to formally adopt the UN's new sustainable development agenda. The 16 new goals will guide the global community’s work in ending extreme poverty, inequality and injustice over the next 15...

Latest Multimedia

Aug 13, 2015
At this year's InterAction Forum, we discussed key strategies for increasing the online visibility of your nonprofit. Each panelist spoke to their area of expertise: social media, online fundraising, and online marketing and communications. In particular, they discussed best practices to improve...
Jul 08, 2015
The ongoing global crackdown on operating space and freedoms for civil society poses fundamental challenges for the NGO community. The Stand with Civil Society initiative is a 2013 U.S. Government effort to promote a supportive environment for civil society, coordinate diplomatic pressure to push...

Latest Member News

Oct 01, 2015
  NEW YORK, NY— Eighteen leading international organizations launch today The Movement forCommunity-Led Development, calling for a process that empowers citizens at the local level. The movement’s launch marks a key moment in which governments, NGOs and donor agencies are seeking the widespread...
Sep 28, 2015
Issued by Episcopal Relief & Development, Member of the Faith Alliance for Health An interfaith coalition of faith-based organizations has announced it will mobilize one million faith leaders over the next five years to help improve the health of women and children in countries with high child...

Latest Blogs

Land Matters for Food and Nutrition Security

The House Hunger Caucus, in collaboration with InterAction and The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, hosted the third event in an international food and nutrition security briefing series, “What’s Food Got to Do with It?” on Monday, September 28, 2015 with a panel discussion entitled, “A Field of One’s Own: Land Rights as a Driver of Productivity and Improved Nutrition.”

In Addition to Aid, Syrian Refugees Need Livelihoods

Khadija arrived in Jordan two years ago at 29 years old with her infant son.  She came to meet her husband who had defected from the Syrian government early in the war. Colleagues at work warned her that she was in danger from the authorities, so she packed up and left overnight. Now living in Zarqa, a poor Jordanian city teeming with factories and crumbling apartment blocks, she is looking for work.

Latest InterAction in the News

Sep 09, 2015
It's not exactly clear why Dahlia Yehia was in Nepal. Was she trekking? Did she want to volunteer to help earthquake victims? But it is clear how her story ended. Yehia, a 27-year-old art teacher who worked in Austin, Texas, had left the U.S. in July. The last communication from her was a WhatsApp...
Aug 13, 2015
A recently proposed "safe zone" to be carved out in Syria for refugees seeking to escape that country's protracted civil war may not actually prove to be so safe. While the Turkish idea sounds good on paper, analysts say it may expose Syrians who have fled their homes to further violence from...