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Statement

Leading Humanitarian, Development, and Global Health Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Leading humanitarian, development, and global health organizations are calling on Members of Congress to protect the International Affairs budget in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) despite the Administration’s proposed 24 percent cuts.

March 11, 2019
Topic

Congressional Education

February 7, 2019
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Blog Post

Aid Delivers: Foreign Assistance in the 116th Congress

Explore our guide to understand the basics of international development, humanitarian action, and U.S. foreign assistance programs.

January 11, 2019
Statement

Congress Must Put an End to Administration’s Prosecution and Detention of Asylum Seekers

"The trauma caused to children and families seeking refuge in our nation by these policies will have ramifications for generations to come."

June 21, 2018
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Statement

Congressional Leaders Must Reject Proposed Rescissions to International Affairs Budget

"Cuts to vital diplomatic, development, and humanitarian efforts diminish the United States’ ability to respond to and prevent new crises and contribute to a more prosperous world."

May 10, 2018
Photo of U.S. capitol building on a sunny day.
Press Release

InterAction Applauds Congressional Rebuff of Disastrous White House Cuts, Urges Full Funding for International Affairs Budget in FY19

“Countless lives are currently at risk around the world. We are facing the largest displacement crisis since World War II, and 76 million people will require food assistance this year alone. Smart American leadership is needed now more than ever, and we must increase our commitment to the world.” said InterAction President Lindsay Coates

March 23, 2018
Press Release

New InterAction Website Provides Gateway to International Development and Humanitarian Assistance Community 

Expert Analysis, News, and Research Aggregated in Easy-to-Navigate Platform 

February 28, 2019
Program

Global Development Policy and Learning

Coordinates the policy positions of InterAction and its member organizations, as well as the community’s outreach efforts, with Congress and the executive branch of the U.S. government.

February 19, 2019
young boys learning in a classroom
Blog Post

Solutions Over Pessimism: A Key to Global Progress in 2019

"We can prevent crises before they start, and we can help to protect people when they are endangered." Sam Worthington.

January 21, 2019
Statement

Government Shutdown Could Threaten U.S. Investments in Life-Saving Programs

"Shutdowns affect more than the egos of a few politicians."

December 21, 2018