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A Question of Justice

“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity, but a question of justice.” -U.N. Secretary-General Antonio…

October 17, 2019
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Fiscal Year 2020 Committee Budget Table

This chart compares the FY 2020 and FY 2019 poverty-focused development and humanitarian accounts for both the House and Senate.

September 30, 2019
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90+ NGOs: Letter to Congressional Leadership Regarding Possible Rescissions

Dear Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy,…

August 19, 2019
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Statement By Leading Humanitarian And Development Organizations Against Any Rescissions Within Foreign Assistance Budget

As implementers and advocates for humanitarian and development assistance, we urge the Administration to reconsider recent steps to freeze funds…

August 8, 2019
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CEO of InterAction: Freeze on Foreign Aid, and Potential for Rescission, Puts America and the People of the World at Risk

Washington, DC— Sam Worthington, CEO of InterAction, issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement to put a…

August 7, 2019
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90+ NGOs Strongly Oppose Potential Rescission of Funds

Our alliance has acted collectively in multiple ways and at various times over the past few weeks in response to…

August 6, 2019
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The Global Fragility Act of 2019 (GFA)

The Global Fragility Act (GFA) passed the House of Representatives on May 20, 2019. The bill would streamline and improve programs and efforts within the USG to address violent conflict overseas using a “3D” approach of development, diplomacy, and defense. With bipartisan support, the bill has moved out of the House.

May 28, 2019
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InterAction Launches New Funding Opportunity to Initiate Change in NGO Safeguarding

InterAction with its members are working to change the structural and cultural barriers to addressing sexual harassment and abuse within…

May 3, 2019
Members of CRS-supported SILC groups (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) dance together during a meeting in Awaradoni village, Upper East Region, Ghana. These women have begun making and selling shea nut butter, straw baskets, and parboiled rice ever since interrupted weather patterns related to climate change have inhibited their abilities to earn livelihoods through farming. Awaradoni village, Talensi District, Upper East Region, Ghana, West Africa. March 19, 2016 - Photo by Jake Lyell for CRS.
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Let’s Remember Refugee Girls

In countries affected by conflict, girls are nearly three times more likely to be out of school than boys. With the appropriations season in full swing, Congress must prioritize funding for education programs that reach the most vulnerable – including refugee girls.

April 30, 2019
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Meeting with Congressional Staff to Discuss Financial Access Difficulties and Disinformation Attacks

In late March, InterAciton's Together Project team took to Capitol Hill to raise awareness on two key issues affecting civil society organizations: financial access difficulties and disinformation attacks

April 9, 2019