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InterAction Quoted

Lowcock Starts At OCHA, Casts Attention To Aid Worker Security

"There is a whole list of crises he could be speaking out about...so how does he determine which of those he is going to spend his energy and time speaking to member states and donors about and calling attention to?"

September 8, 2017
Blog Post

To Protect the World’s Humanitarians, Real Reform is Needed in the NGO Community

The NGO community has a unique role to play in leading others towards change. Our missions and values tie us to a unique ethical role in civil society, so our practices must reflect that.

August 15, 2018
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In the News

They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide

March 12, 2018
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

"Patricia McIlreavy, a vice president at US NGO alliance InterAction, said “Donors and foundations must recognise that addressing this issue will take time and courage.”

March 22, 2018
InterAction Quoted

They aim to help people in distress, but each year scores of aid workers are killed on the job worldwide

“[S]ometimes we’re less present in places where we should be, just because we can’t guarantee sufficient security,” Schopp said.

March 12, 2018
InterAction Quoted

Killing of aid workers in Nigeria a setback for troubled crisis response

“There was a feeling, from some NGOs that I spoke with but also some U.N. actors, that we kind of just went along with what the government was proposing,” said McIlreavy.

March 22, 2018
InterAction Quoted

MeToo, AidToo: The next Steps

“Donors need to be careful not to drive this issue underground through punishing organisations who come forward regarding internal findings and past faults[.]”

March 22, 2018
Blog Post

Humanitarian Action Conundrums: Neutrality

In the current moment, when it seems that everything, including tasks as simple as washing your hands or wearing a…

December 8, 2020